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Admin (Admin)
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Registered: 10-2003
Posted From: 60.228.2.41
Posted on Sunday, January 02, 2011 - 11:43 am:   

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:50 PM

Hi mate,

I am a direct descendant of a Swing rioter (Alfred Darling) transported on the "Eleanor" in 18312.

I'm looking at a reunion of those descendants of the ship's convicts, probably in 2010 as it will take quite a bit to do and 2010 is the 170th anniversary of the events.

So far I have the support of the History of NSW (am a board member), the NSW State Archives, Society of Australian Genealogists and the Association of Labour Historians.

Interested?

Rick Shapter
Aboriginal Heritage Officer
Heritage Office
Department of Planning

(admin has contact info)

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