Report on Female Factory

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
2 October 1835

By the Government Return dated 26th September, it appears that there are 80 assignable females in the factory.

In the Government Gazette of last night, the Commissariat give notice that all persons having in their charge convicts, either in barracks, road parties, ironed gangs, gaols, hulks, factory, hospitals, boats, &c., are requested to send in returns of the probable number to be clothed for the summer period, which commences on the 1st of November.

See Original: “Domestic and Miscellaneous Intelligence,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Friday 2 October 1835, p.2.