Report on Female Factory

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
5 August 1829

The rewards doled out from the Office of Police during the past week or so much of it as passed between the 27th of July and the 1st of August, [it] is said, might be classed in the following order and proportions:—

35 Hours in the stocks between a dozen of both sexes

22 Months and a half to the third class of the Factory between 14 fair ones.

146 days to the Tread-mill between 18 of the masculine genus.

325 Stripes between 8 ditto.

4 Months and 7 days abode in the House of Correction between ditto.

3 Years and 9 months to an Iron Gang between 5 do. and

41 Days to a Solitary Cell on bread and water between 5 ditto of the stouter sex.

See Original: “No Title,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Wednesday 5 August 1829, p.3