Immigration to Australia: 1820–1900

  • Tim Murray
  • Penny Crook
Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)


In this chapter we briefly review the context and nature of nineteenth-century immigration to the British colonies of what was to become Australia and present a case study drawn from the historical archaeology of the Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney.


Migration Europe Australia Convictism Gold rushes Hyde Park Barracks Sydney 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Murray
    • 1
  • Penny Crook
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Arts, Social Sciences and CommerceLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Archaeology and HistoryLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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