Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
24 November 1835
Several cases have recently occurred of unnatural parents leaving their offspring at the doors of respectable individuals, who have had to forward the unfortunate children to the watch-house, from whence they will, no doubt, be sent either to the Orphan School, or perhaps to join their parents in that receptacle of vice and laziness, the Parramatta Convict Factory. — Herald.
See Original: “Domestic and Miscellaneous Intelligence,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Tuesday 24 November 1835, p.3.