with assistance from the Western Australian History Foundation,
The Bride Ships is the history of immigrants who came
to Western Australia between 1849 and 1889 on the 'bride ships'
carrying women who were brought out as servant girls to a
colony overpopulated by men both free and bond. The history
of immigration is traced both chronologically and through
Erickson The Bride Ships: Experiences of Immigrants Arriving
in Western Australia 1849-1889
Hesperian Press, Carlisle, 1992.
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