[Episode 18 | 1838 : Davey]
While out walking Duchess, Davey and Alice witness a bushranger on the run from some local soldiers, and they misdirect the soldiers to ensure his swift escape. Davey is confronted by the Owen boys who tease him about the imminent fate of Duchess.
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This clip depicts Davey's life as a stableboy. Stableboys like Davey held the lowest status position in the horse industry.
Student Activity Sheet H18.3: Stableboy
In the 1830s, armed troopers on horseback provided much of the organised policing. Outlaws were usually referred to as 'bolters' or escaped convicts. This clip shows troopers in pursuit of a masked outlaw or 'bolter' who is attempting to hide in the bush
Student Activity Sheet H18.4: Troopers