Irish famine orphans in Australia
- Barefoot and pregnant?
An invaluable resource for Australians interested in, or researching, Irish family history.
Important account and record of survivors of the Irish Famine sent to Australia between 1848–1851. Introduced and compiled by Trevor McClaughlin. First published in 1991.
Historian Trevor McClaughlin is the author of From Shamrock to Wattle (1985; 1990) and the editor of Irish Women in Colonial Australia (1998). He has also compiled a second volume of Barefoot and Pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia, which is currently being digitised.