Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
27 May 1834
The Parramatta Bench appear to have a more effectual way of punishing female prisoners of the crown, than by sending them to the third class of the factory for a month. In all cases where the offence is trivial, the Bench directs the offender to be confined in the cells for a week or ten days, which generally has the desired effect.
See Original: “Miscellaneous News,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Tuesday 27 May 1834, p.2.