Parramatta Female Factory Museum – Object Gallery 3

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Welcome to the Online Parramatta Female Factory Museum and Heritage Resource. You have now entered Object Gallery 3 which shares images relating some of the female factory women and staff from the Macquarie commissioned female factory on Fleet Street Parramatta.

An estimated 5,000 convict women passed through the doors of the Parramatta Female Factories. There are only 4 images of convict women from the female factory period (1804-1856) in national collections.

The images images below are later images of female factory women.  The ‘unknown female factory woman’ is an acknowledgement of the lives of the unidentified female factory women. The selected identified images are courtesy of female factory descendant families:


Meet some of the staff and management of the Parramatta Female Factory:

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