Report on Female Factory, 31 August 1832

STATE OF THE FEMALE FACTORY, PARRAMATTA, 18th instant:—-

Under Colonial sentence: 184*

Solitary confinement: 3

Confined by order of the Committee: 3

Nursing children: 79

Old and infirm: 1

Monitresses, Servants, Cooks, &c., 14

In hospital: 15

Sick in Factory: 3

Assigned, waiting to be withdrawn, 41

Number assignable: 115

Total number of women: 458

Children under one year: 52

Children under two years: 36

Children under three years: 23

Total number of Children: 111

STATE OF THE GAOL THIS MORNING

Trial: 24

Death: 9

Remanded: 6

Transportation: 4

Bail: 1

Confines: 6

Labour: 17

Iron Gang: 3

Interior: 11

Examination: 8

Punishment: 1

Factory: 15

Debtors: 16

Total: 121

* [original figure recorded as 1 8, but based on total, this figure should read 184]

See Original:State of the Female Factory, Parramatta, 18th instant,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Friday 31 August 1832, p.3