Police Report of MARY WELSH, 26 July 1826

MARY WELSH, per Mariner, a prison for seven years, government servant to Mrs. Wylde, was found guilty of leaving her service, without permission, and of peremtorily [sic] refusing to return. She stated that she had no fault to find but had taken a dislike to the place which caused her to leave it. Ordered for one month to the third class at the Factory, and to be returned to service.

See Original: “POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Wednesday 26 July 1826, p.4