Police Report of JOHANNA LAWSON, MARGARET DONNELLY, ELEANOR O’BIRNE, 29 April 1826

Three frail damsels, JOHANNA LAWSON, MARGARET DONNELLY, and ELEANOR O’BIRNE, were identified as having eloped from the Factory — they pleased want of sufficiency of food as the cause of their attempting to escape — they had only been at large a few days, an were ordered back to their old quarters.

See Original:OFFENCES, CHARGES, &c.,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 29 April 1826, p.3