Banished to Van Dieman’s Land


The Story of the Nine Littleport Rioters Sentenced to Transportation.

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This comprehensive book ‘Banished to Van Dieman’s Land – The Story of the nine Littleport Rioters Sentenced to Transportation’ by local historian and our Chairman, Roger Rudderham, follows the lives of those who were sent to Van Dieman’s Land (now known as the island of Tasmania, Australia) for life as their punishment for their roles in the Littleport Riots of 1816.

Roger Rudderham follows the prisoners’ journey across sea to their arrival in Sydney, Australia and onward journey to Tasmania.

Additional research for this book was provided by Dru Devore, Gail Dreezens, Liz Mann, and Barrie Robinson.

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Weight 0.124 kg
Dimensions 21.0 × 15.0 × 0.4 cm

Roger I. Rudderham



Number of pages

52 pages

Publication Date



The Littleport Society