y The Female Transport single work   poetry   "Come all young girls, both far and near, and listen unto me,"
Alternative title: The Female Convict
Issue Details: First known date: 1823 1823
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      H. P. Such , 1823 .
      Extent: 1p.
      Note/s:
      • Printed as a broadside, along with verse "Long have we parted been."
      • Ferguson no. 905
Notes:
Textual variations occur. British versions usually cite Sarah Collins as the female convict; in Irish versions, the female convict is Sarah O'Brien.
  • Appears in:
    y Old Bush Songs and Rhymes of Colonial Times Douglas Stewart (editor), Nancy Keesing (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1957 Z389570 1957 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1976 pg. 8-9
  • Appears in:
    y The Convict Maid: Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 Z1604403 1985 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced, along with transcriptions and notes, in this work and in the companion volume The Transport's Lament (1986). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1987-1988. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 pg. 20
    Note: Facsimile of broadside. With title: Female Transport. First line: Come all young girls both far and near and listen unto me,
  • Appears in:
    y The Convict Maid: Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 Z1604403 1985 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced, along with transcriptions and notes, in this work and in the companion volume The Transport's Lament (1986). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1987-1988. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1985 pg. 19
    Note: With title: Female Transport. First line: Come all young girls both far and near and listen unto me,
  • Appears in:
    y The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 pg. 17-18
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets Susan Hampton (editor), Kate Llewellyn (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 Z406355 1986 anthology poetry Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 pg. 21-22
  • Appears in:
    y The Transport's Lament : Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 Z1604106 1986 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced in this work and in the companion volume The Convict Maid (1985). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1988: the revised editions include musical settings of the ballads. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 pg. 12
    Note: With title: Female Transport. Facsimile of broadside.
  • Appears in:
    y The Transport's Lament : Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 Z1604106 1986 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced in this work and in the companion volume The Convict Maid (1985). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1988: the revised editions include musical settings of the ballads. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 pg. 11
  • Appears in:
    y The Transport's Lament : Early Broadsides Relating to Australia Ronald George Edwards (editor), Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 Z1604106 1986 anthology poetry lyric/song Edwards received the Australian Folk Trust Fellowship in 1985, and travelled to Britain to study broadside ballads relating to early Australia. He made facsimile copies of a considerable number of ballads with an Australian reference, which are reproduced in this work and in the companion volume The Convict Maid (1985). Edwards published revised and enlarged editions of both works in 1988: the revised editions include musical settings of the ballads. Kuranda : Rams Skull Press , 1986 pg. 10
    Note: Facsimile of broadside.
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads [1993] Elizabeth Webby (editor), Philip Butterss (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z136407 1993 anthology poetry humour satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 11-12
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of 19th Century Australian Literature Michael Ackland (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z203182 1993 anthology short story poetry extract prose criticism biography humour satire crime Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 87-88
  • Appears in:
    y The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 17-18
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 393-394
  • Appears in:
    y Farewell to Judges and Juries : The Broadside Ballads and Convict Transportation to Australia, 1788-1868 Hugh Anderson (editor), Hotham Hill : Red Rooster Press , 2000 Z897572 2000 anthology poetry criticism diary autobiography Verse text (and where accessible tunes) of approximately 140 transportation broadside songs and verses, with extracts from personal stories of convicts as given in letters, diaries, chapbooks, and reminiscences. More than 150 illustrations, including the art work of headpieces and reproduction of drawings and engravings. Introduction surveys books and articles dealing with the broadside industry and with convict transportation. Hotham Hill : Red Rooster Press , 2000 pg. 216-217
  • Appears in:
    y The Turning Wave : Poems and Songs of Irish Australia Colleen Burke (editor), Vincent Woods (editor), Armidale : Kardoorair Press , 2001 Z929605 2001 anthology poetry Armidale : Kardoorair Press , 2001 pg. 20
  • Appears in:
    y River of Verse : A Tasmanian Journey 1800-2004 Helen Gee (editor), Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 Z1174411 2004 anthology poetry lyric/song extract Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 pg. 3
    Note: Comprises the first four stanzas only of the poem as it appears in other works such as The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse.
  • Appears in:
    y The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 440-441
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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