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  • Though 'Bastardy' is running a very close second at the moment!

    A List For Australia Day

  • Inspector Gadget, Laban tall has excavated a couple of links: An Economic History of Bastardy in England and Wales an academic paper which has an informative one page abstract intelligible to all and


  • Bastardy - Local documentary, nominated for Best Documentary at the AFI Awards.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Bastardy - Aussie documentary that I remember seeing posters for at last year's Melbourne International Film Festival and is only now getting a theatrical release 11 months later.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Bastardy is not considered something to be avoided anymore.


  • There is indeed the distinct smell of Bastardy and it cometh from the Labour Party.

    Salmond Alleges Dirty Tricks Campaign Against MacNeil

  • Until women had the vote in 1918, ‘the Bastardy Act of 1872 fixed the sum of 5s. a week as the maximum which a father, whatever his wealth, could be made to pay towards the maintenance of his child.’

    Three Guineas

  • Bastardy Act did its utmost to impose chastity by financial pressure.

    Three Guineas

  • Bastardy is greater than ever, despite the new Poor Law.

    Recent Developments in European Thought

  • Bastardy and theft is seldom known among the native peoples before reached, influenced and dominated by modern civilization.

    Unwritten History


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