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After the Patriot War of 1838, 150 men were captured, convicted of high treason and then sent to Australia as prisoners. This is the story of one of those who was responsible for these prisoners.
New research and the latest interpretations on topics abut the Rebellions/Patriot War, fought in the North Country and in Upper Canada . . .
93 English speaking rebels were transported to the penal colony of Van Diemen’s Land. Stephen Smith Wright was one of these men, and this is his story . . .
Locally, John Berry was known as an “ardent Patriot,” and he was regarded as a strong supporter of Republican causes.
The first recollection comes from the diaries of Todmorden Mills’ brewer, William Helliwell. Helliwell was an astute observer