A sketch of the 'Female Factory' Prison in Australia 1800's Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia in Convict Ship 1848

Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia

A sketch of the 'Female Factory' Prison in Australia Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia in Convict Ship 1848

Irish Female Convicts and Children Transported to Australia in 1848. Irish women and children were prisoners on the convict ship the John Calvin.    Children as young as 12 years old were among the Irish female convicts.

Irish Female Convicts Transported to Australia

Irish Female Convicts and Children Transported to Australia in Irish women and children were prisoners on the convict ship the John Calvin. Children as young as 12 years old were among the Irish female convicts.

Female Factory in South Hobart, Tasmania. Governor George Arthur purchased the site at Cascades for the female factory in 1827 from the owner of a failed distillery, TY Lowes. The factory's first intake of female prisoners was in December 1828, from the prisoners at Hobart Town Female Factory. It gradually expanded to hold 700 female convicts and their children, though at its peak it was even more overcrowded than usual, holding 1,200 women and children.

Female Factory in South Hobart, Tasmania. Governor George Arthur purchased the site at Cascades for the female factory in 1827 from the owner of a failed distillery, TY Lowes. The factory's first intake of female prisoners was in December 1828, from the prisoners at Hobart Town Female Factory. It gradually expanded to hold 700 female convicts and their children, though at its peak it was even more overcrowded than usual, holding 1,200 women and children.

EMIGRATION POSTER: programs similar to this later supported emigration to South Australia in the 1850s. ✫ღ⊰n

Free emigration to Van Diemen’s Land poster. Often bounty schemes targeted specific population groups, such as unmarried women, mechanics, Irish domestics.

Women and girl in front of their bark cottage on the gold fields, probably near Gulgong, New South Wales. American and Australasian Photographic Company, c1870. State Library of NSW 4 Box 1 No 18117

Women and girl in front of their bark cottage on the gold fields, probably near Gulgong, New South Wales. American and Australasian Photographic Company, State Library of NSW 4 Box 1 No 18117

Free emigration to Van Diemen’s Land poster. Often bounty schemes targeted specific population groups, such as unmarried women, mechanics, Irish domestics.

EMIGRATION POSTER Poster promoting free emigration to Van Diemen's Land and New South Wales. 'Programs similar to this later supported emigration to South Australia in the ✫ღ⊰n

Genealogy Boomerangs - newspaper resources at the NSW State Library

1835 advertisement encouraging single Irish women to immigrate to Australia. Those Irish women who arrived two years later on the Lady McNaughton had a hellish journey. Typhus broke out and 54 died on the journey; 13 more died in quarantine.

1 - Female Convict Factory on the site of the present G.P.O., ca. 1850 (Contributed by: QldPics) Drawing of the Female Convict Factory, Bris...

1 - Female Convict Factory on the site of the present G. 1850 (Contributed by: QldPics) Drawing of the Female Convict Factory, Bris.


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