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The tragic story of theAboriginal prison on Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 1838–1903
Ann Wood

habits of civilized and industrial life’. 94 As the mission continued to flourish, now drawing its members from further afield, from 1870 Salvado began taking in juvenile offenders sentenced to gaol terms on Rottnest Island. 95 Intrigued by the suggestions he would make a good prison superintendent, Salvado decided to investigate. 96 On 16 January 1873, he called on Governor Frederick Weld (1869–75), who was from an English

in Humanitarianism, empire and transnationalism, 1760–1995
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A survey of the imperial territory and the beginnings of political empire
Robert M. Bliss

part on their feeling that Holland was too un-English to accommodate their vision of Christ’s church; presumably America could be made, or kept, English enough. At the other end of the religious and social spectrum, Sir George Calvert, Lord Baltimore, moved from a failed commercial venture in Newfoundland to think of a refuge for English Catholics in the Chesapeake region. Similarly, the Puritans who

in Revolution and empire
Donal Lowry

influx of poor whites, a prominent solicitor warned the settlers that they might have to arm themselves and say ‘Rhodesia will fight and Rhodesia will be right’. At the height of the Ulster crisis, Henry Cullen Gouldsbury, one of Rhodesia’s leading balladeers (incidentally an English Catholic) titled a poem ‘To England from the Outposts’: Cast

in ‘An Irish Empire’?
City, nation, and empire in the Gordon Riots
Dana Y. Rabin

responsibilities of Englishmen, and that they ought not enjoy the rights extended to them in Canada in London. Both of these examples appealed to English Protestants to oppose toleration based on claims that the extension of civil rights to Catholics would redefine English rights and curtail them. Disrupting the metropole Despite this opposition, the English Catholic Relief Act became law

in Britain and its internal others, 1750–1800