Memory and Identity among Irish Migrants in Nineteenth-century Stawell

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Hall, Dianne ORCID: 0000-0002-2303-8226 and Proudfoot, Lindsay (2008) Memory and Identity among Irish Migrants in Nineteenth-century Stawell. Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, 7 (2007/2). pp. 67-83. ISSN 1837-1094


The different expressions of memory and identity evident in the tombstones of nineteenth-century Irish migrants in the Stawell general cemetery in western Victoria are presented with examples. The manner in which the iconographies and words inscribed on the tombstones highlight the social status, religious affiliation and affinity for the Irish homeland of the deceased is discussed.

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Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Historical > FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Keywords ResPubID19494. Irish immigrants, sepulchres, tombstones,cemetaries, iconography, social history, immigration, Stawell, Victoria, Victorian history
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