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Female Factory Seminar at the NAA

As part of the exhibition Women Transported – Life in Australia’s Convict Female Factories I gave a talk at the National Archives of Australia, Follow this link for the full presentation:

2SER shares some of the factory story

Lately with the current civil actions 2SER took an interest in what is known as the female factory riot. If you know about a female factory woman who was in the factory in October 1827 they may have been involved. This as the first known workers action in Australia. Follow this link to hear a little more about it:

If you have a female factory ancestor who was a part of this action feel free to share her story here in ‘the yard’