Wild Colonial Boy: Bushranger Jack Donahoe, 1806-1830 (Studies in Australian Folklore) ebook
by John Meredith
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The Wild Colonial Boy: Bushranger Jack Donahoe, 1806–1830 Ascot Vale, Vi. Red Rooster Press, 1982.
Whether, indeed, Jack Donahoe was a "convict criminal" or whether he should be regarded as a national hero, one thing is certain: the sentiments expressed in the Donahoe legend have become an ineffaceable part of the Australian character. Warning: May contain spoilers. Disambiguation notice.
He also wrote unpublished ballad opera and rock opera and plays including The Wild Colonial Boy (with Joan Clarke) first produced by Brisbane New Theatre in 1955 and How Many Miles from Gundagai performed by the Bushwhackers.
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2. See Appendix . oogle Scholar. R. Ward, The Australian Legend (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1966) p. 29, cited by A. Atkinson, Tour Patterns of Convict Protest’, Labour History, no. 37 (1979), p. 2. 23. Adair to Lord Bathurst, 11 December 1824, PRO CO 201/159 (reel 138, p. 37).
John (Jack) Donohoe (1806?-1830), bushranger, was born in Dublin and there convicted on 3 April 1823 of 'intent to. .
John (Jack) Donohoe (1806?-1830), bushranger, was born in Dublin and there convicted on 3 April 1823 of 'intent to commit a felony'. Sentenced to transportation for life, he reached Sydney Cove on 2 January 1825 in the Ann and Amelia. During the next two years and a half he became the most celebrated bushranger in Australia, leader of a gang which included at various times, Webber, Walmsley, Underwood and others. They ranged over country from the Bathurst area south to the neighbourhood of Yass, east to the Illawarra, and north through the County of Cumberland to Wollombi on the southern approaches to the Hunter River valley.
Wild Australian Bushrangers. By Etcetera Feb 22, 2012. John Caesar, was Australia's first bushranger. He was a convict from the First Fleet and a huge, dark, giant of a man of west Indian descent, who had initially fled to England, to avoid becoming a plantation slave Also known as, The Wild Colonial Boy, after the famous folk ballad written about him, Jack Donahoe (1806-30), was born in Dublin and transported to New South Wales in 1823 for the 'intent to commit a felony'. Donahoe was a 'flaxen' haired, 'blue' eyed, Irish rebel who is admired for his defiance and bravery.
John Donohoe was an Australian Bushranger
John Donohoe was an Australian Bushranger. Convicted at - Ireland, Dublin. Jack Donahue escaped with two men named Smith and Kilroy and after robbing several bullock drays on the Sydney to Windsor road, they formed an outlaw gang known as "The Strippers," as they stripped wealthy land owners of their clothes, money and food servants on the farms helped the bushrangers by providing information about their masters and at times even provided them with