Report on Female Factory, 1 February 1828

The strength of the Parramatta constabulary, which was at no time remarkable for being over and above great, has, we are led to understand, lately suffered a still further deduction, by a strong party being called off to do duty within the walls of the factory, in order to guard “the ladies there” from casual contamination, from elopement, or other breach of discipline.

See Original: “No title,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Friday 1 February 1828, p.3