The Blackheath Connection ... a 70+ page website on convict transportation to North America, then to Australia to 1810. Based on The Duncan Campbell Letterbooks held by Mitchell Library, Sydney.
Who We Are
Dan Byrnes is now semi-retired, but ...
Your webmaster has lately been blogging on history topics at Linked-In History Enthusiasts forum; several times a Top Contributor there in 2014. Revising websites. Has lately been working on finishing two books, one, on Merchant Networks (commercial history 1760-1860), and two, "cultural comment", also blogging ...
What these websites do
Presenting a wide variety of content ... now being redesigned
Musician, multi-instrumentalist, guru, constantly on tour
Rock bass guitarist and video guru who inspired the website HOTM
Misuse complaints: Thankfully there is only one complaint, but it's a real doozy. Re "the web's most comprehensive Christian site" - "God bless America" says the stern eagle graphic. "God bless" for thieving US Protestant clergymen? I don't think so. See the webpage (scroll down a bit): Oddthings.
List of usual contributors: Ken Cozens (UK). Peter Dickson (UK). Ed Matzenik (Maitland, Australia). Brian Robson (Bondi, Sydney, Australia). Eric Scott (Tamworth, Australia). Larry West (Texas, USA). Joel Byrnes (Brisbane, Australia). Gerry Patterson (Melbourne, Australia) Thanks to Dora Koops for proofreading etc. E-mailers various.
Tech update: From early 2019: This website is lately made with open
source web editor kit Bluefish and produced with a Linux Mint system V18 ...