explores issues surrounding the transportation of convicts to Australia, and also places the practice of transportation in an international context. It discusses convict labour and skills, diet of prisoners, the British military's role in the penal settlement, the activities of the Female Factory system and the struggle to bring convict transportation to a conclusion.
Parramatta Female Factory. "Designed by emancipated convict, Francis Greenway the Female Factory was the destination of all unassigned convict women sent to the colony of New South Wales." #gentipjar #genealogy #blacksheep