Writing about Ireland, Australia, England and Wales, mostly
A Rebel Hand is:
about Nicholas Delaney, Irish rebel of 1798, sentenced to death, reprieved, transported as a convict to New South Wales, roadbuilder, innkeeper, farmer and ancestor.
My great-great-great grandfather.
Also about the historical background to his life story, in Ireland and Australia.
Other ancestors transported to Australia, like Sarah Marshall, John Simpson and James Thomas Richards, pop up as well.