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Sentenced to 'Beyond the Seas'

Talks/Lectures

Event Description

The story of eight Worcestershire women, sentenced to death or transportation in the 1780s who all ended up on the first fleet to Australia and what became of them. Only one ever offended again, another came back a rich woman another, together with her husband, became well respected in the community. One returned to England a rich woman and another became the progenitor of the largest living family group in Australia today.

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 300
David Clark

Meet the Host, David

Born and raised in London, David Clark has lived and worked in Germany and Australia but returned to the UK in 1970 to live in Worcestershire where he is now retired. David has worked in shipping, been a rep for foreign newspapers and magazines. He's worked in theatre management, had two shops and ended up working for Age Concern. He was also a City councillor for 20 years and served as Mayor of Worcester!

Preparing for the Event

For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).

We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!