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Researcher: Mickleborough, LC (Dr Leonie Mickleborough)

Fields of Research

Australian history

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Expanding knowledge in human society
Expanding knowledge in psychology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A brief life after freedom: Ellen Smith; Convict Lives at the George Town Female Factory
Agnes Hunter (née Thompson) Located
Berkswell, Warwickshire and Eardley-Wilmot
Biddy McLoughlin (1817?–?)
Book review: 'Aaron Price - Diary and Index - Convict History - Norfolk Island 1825-1854'
Book review: 'Corruption and skullduggery: Edward Lord, Maria Riseley and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings'
Book review: 'High Seas & High Teas: Voyaging to Australia'
Book review: 'Liberty borne of fire: Gypsey Smith 1815-1879: a convict bushranger on the Victorian goldfields'
Catherine Brown (1805–?)
Catherine McKenna (1834?-?)
Catherine Morrison (1819?–46)
Christina McInnis: Treated with Turpentine
Colonel William Sorell, Lieutenant-governor of Van Diemen's Land 1817-1824: An examination of his convict system and establishment of free settlement
Colonial Debauchery at the Regatta
Donald Grey-Smith, Boat People of the Empire: Australian History from a Family Perspective; Tasmanian Ancestry
Elizabeth Allen (1816?–1869)
Elizabeth Merriman: Aboard the 'dirty old cargo vessell' ; Our female ancestors : discovered and remembered
Frederick Marow Eardley-Wilmot's link to Anglesea Barracks; Tasmanian Historical Research Association
Helen McCormack (1807–?)
Henry Tingley, 'I am doing well', Assigned to William Lyne; Tasmanian Ancestry
James Charlwood: Evandale Bound
James Charlwood: Evandale Bound; Tasmanian Ancestry
James Mickleburgh alias Benjamin Mackinolty; Tasmanian Ancestory
Jane Curtis (1816?-?)
Janet Forrest (1816–57)
Jewish Burial Ground Harrington Street 1828-72; Tasmanian Ancestry
John Currey, Sullivan Bay: How convicts came to Port Phillip and Van Dieman's Land
John Thomas Bigge (1780-1843)
Junior Technical School Bathurst Street; Tasmanian Ancestry
Learning to Swim at Dynnyrne 1926-47
Mary Ann Wallace (1829–?)
Mary Fogarty, 'wet nurse' for Matilda Sorell; Tasmanian Ancestry
Mary Thomas (1798–?)
Meet my ancestor - James Freeman; Kent Family History Society. Record Publication
Saved by a policeman: Sarah Waters; Convict Lives: Women at Cascades Female Factory
Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, Lieutenant- Governor of Van Diemen's Land: Aspects of Colonial Development; Papers and Proceedings (Tasmanian Historical Research Association)
St Andrews Presbyterian Church Burial Ground North Hobart 18-29-1872; Tasmanian Ancestory
St Georges Burial Ground Battery Point 1841-1872; Tasmanian Ancestry
Swimming
The 'invaluable art' of swimming in the River Derwent and Hobart's many swimming pools, 1803-1998; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The Case in Favour of Governor Davey; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
The Jacobson Family
The men's quarters-first violation for Ann Cooley; Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory
Thomas Davey (1758-1823)
To be Hanged?
Top of the World: Amateur Swimming and Lifesaving Club Inc. 1926-1998; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Transportation to Van Diemens Land; Tasmanian Ancestory
Victim of an 'Extraordinary Conspiracy'? Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1843-46
William Sorell (1773-1848)
William Sorell in Van Diemen's Land: Lieutenant-Governor, 1817-24. A Golden Age?; Blubber Head Press

Research Projects

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