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The Switherby Pilgrim: A Tale of the Australian Bush

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The Switherby Pilgrim: A Tale of the Australian Bush - Spence, Eleanor
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Miss Arabella Braithewaite of Switherby knows there is no future for the ten orphans a remarkable mix of genteel and working class children she has gathered together in these years of England's grim factory growth in the early 1820s. Her plan, quite outrageous in the eyes of most, is to take the children to Australia to take up a land grant. Thus, one day the townsfolk gather to watch a line of departing pilgrims led by the fearless Missabella. On a new continent, and after a daunting ocean voyage, the challenges begin. To ...

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The Switherby Pilgrim: A Tale of the Australian Bush 2009, Bethlehem Books

ISBN-13: 9781883937997

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