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Provided here is an incomplete list of persons employed at the various convict institutions which housed female convicts. It is interesting to note how many members of the same family, especially husband and wife, worked at the female factory.

 

Employee Name Employee Position Convict Institution Dates of Appointment
Martha E ABBOTT (nee HOLDITCH) Principal Warder Anson Probaton Station 1843 –
Ringrose A ATKINS Storekeeper Cascades Female Factory May 1851 – 1857
Michael ARTHUR Van Constable Cascades Female Factory Mar 1854 –
Sarah BAKER Warder Anson Probation Station Sep 1848 –
Thomas BASKETT Night Officer Cascades Female Factory 29 May 1855 –
Revd William BEDFORD Chaplain Cascades Female Factory 1 Jan 1839 –
Isaac BRIGGS Wool Spinning Instructor Cascades Female Factory Aug 1829 – cOct 1829
William BURNS Gatekeeper Cascades Female Factory 30 Sep 1848 –
John CATLEY Gatekeeper Cascades Female Factory 22 Sep 1841 –
Elizabeth CATO Assistant Matron Cascades Female Factory 18 Apr 1831 – Apr 1841
Elizabeth CATO Midwife Cascades Female Factory May 1835 – Apr 1841
William CATO Overseer Cascades Female Factory 18 Apr 1831 – Apr 1841
Amelia CONDELL Needlework Instructress Cascades Female Factory 10 Feb 1843 –
GS COTTERRELE[?] Officer in Charge of Vessel Anson Probation Station Apr 1842 –
William FAWCETT Gatekeeper Cascades Female Factory 1 Jul 1832 – c1842
Mr FORCETT Gatekeeper Cascades Female Factory 7 Mar 1829 – 1832
Mrs FORCETT Matron Cascades Female Factory 7 Mar 1829 – 1832
Revd D GALOR Chaplain Cascades Female Factory Jun 1846 –
Ellen GALT Warder Cascades Female Factory 8 Nov 1855 –
Reverend GILES Chaplain Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Reverend GILES Acting Superintendent Anson Probation Station Mar 1848 –
Robert GRAVES Superintendent George Town Female Factory 1825 – Dec 1829
Edward C HAWSON Clerk Cascades Female Factory 4 Jun 1841 –
Edward C HAWSON Storekeeper Cascades Female Factory 22 Apr 1845 –
Eleanor HAWSON Needlework Instructress Cascades Female Factory Apr 1850 –
Jane C HOLDITCH School Mistress Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Susannah S HOLDITCH Assistant Superintendent Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Charles HOLT Separate Apartments Overseer Cascades Female Factory 15 Jan 1850 –
John HUTCHINSON Superintendent Cascades Female Factory 1 Jan 1832 –
Mary HUTCHINSON Matron Cascades Female Factory 1 Jan 1832 – Jun 1851
Ellen HYNES Warder Cascades Female Factory Apr 1854 –
Mrs Etty IMRIE Sub-Matron Ross Female Factory May 1848 –
Mr John J IMRIE Assistant Superintendent Ross Female Factory Feb 1845 –
Mrs Ann L IRVINE Matron Ross Female Factory Jan 1848 –
Dr William J IRVINE Superintendent & Medical Officer Ross Female Factory Feb 1846 –
John JONES[?] Boatman Anson Probation Station 1848 –
Peter KELSH Separate Apartments Overseer Cascades Female Factory 16 Aug 1845 –
John KNOX Gate Keeper Cascades Female Factory 1829 – 1830
Sarah LACEY Warder Anson Probation Station Nov 1847 –
Mr LAVENDER Superintendent Launceston Female Factory 1844–
Mrs LAVENDER Matron Launceston Female Factory 1844–
Isaac LIVINSON Overseer Cascades Female Factory 1 Jul 1841 –
Anne LOVELL Matron Cascades Female Factory Feb 1828 – Dec 1831
Esh LOVELL Superintendent Cascades Female Factory Feb 1828 – Dec 1831
James MARSHALL Fulling Mill Overseer Cascades Female Factory 1 Oct 1840 –
J M MAY Superintendent Cascades Female Factory 1851 –
Jane McCAUSLAND Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Charlotte McCULLAGH Matron Cascades Female Factory 20 Jun 1851 – Mar 1856
Elizabeth McCULLAGH Assistant Matron Cascades Female Factory 8 Dec 1852 – 1856
Ann MacLAREN School Mistress Cascades Female Factory Feb 1843 –
Susan Kendall McLEOD Matron Launceston Female Factory –1846
Catherine MOORE Warder Cascades Female Factory Nov 1853 –
Edward MORRIS Clerk Cascades Female Factory 1853 – 1855
Julia O'FLAHERTY Roman Catholic Catechist Cascades Female Factory 1 Nov 1848 –
Sarah PEARCE Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Edward PEARCE Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Thomas PEARCE Crime Class Overseer Cascades Female Factory 28 Nov 1846 –
Mr PEARSON Superintendent Launceston Female Factory –1844
Mrs PEARSON Matron Launceston Female Factory –1844
Catherine PEEL Warder Cascades Female Factory 23 Jun 1855 –
John C PEEL Clerk Cascades Female Factory 7 Apr 1855 –
Margaret POWER Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Jesse PULLEN Assistant Superintendent Cascades Female Factory 1828 – 1831
Edward RICHARDSON Nursery Constable Cascades Female Factory Oct 1854 –
Elizabeth RICHARDSON Housekeeper Anson Probation Station  
Sarah RICHARDSON Warder Anson Probation Station Oct 1848 –
Thomas ROWE Boatman Anson Probation Station Mar 1844 –
William RUSHTON Searching Constable Cascades Female Factory 6 Feb 1855 –
Elizabeth SALT Warder Cascades Female Factory Nov 1853 –
Emily SALT Warder Cascades Female Factory 4 Dec 1855 –
Julia SALT Warder Cascades Female Factory Sep 1853 –
Caroline SEAL Warder Cascades Female Factory 13 Nov 1855 –
Henry SCHOFIELD Weaver Cascades Female Factory Blanket Factory  
Dr William SECCOMBE Medical Attendant Cascades Female Factory 1 Aug 1846 –
Eliza SERVISS Laundress Anson Probation Station 1843 –
John SERVISS Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
John SERVISS Overseer Cascades Female Factory Jul 1850 –
Mary A SIDNEY Laundress Cascades Female Factory 8 Nov 1855 –
Francis SMITH Overseer Cascades Female Factory Jul 1854 – 1878
Robert SPEARMAN (convict) Clerk Cascades Female Factory 1834
Sarah A TROY Roman Catholic Catechist Anson Probaton Station 16 Oct 1846 –
Caroline WATKINS / McGUIRE Searcher of Female Convicts Cascades Female Factory 16 Jun 1843 –
William WHITAKER Fullling Mill Overseer Cascades Female Factory 1 Oct 1849 –
Charlotte WHITE Warder Cascades Female Factory 28 Jul 1852 –
Susan C WIGMORE Warder Cascades Female Factory May 1849 – 1856
Susan C WIGMORE Matron Cascades Female Factory 4 Apr 1856 – Dec 1869
Ezra WILLICOMB Crime Class Overseer Cascades Female Factory 1 Oct 1841 –
John WINDEATT   Launceston Female Factory 1836 – 1838
John WITHRINGTON Overseer Cascades Female Factory Feb 1852 –
Hannah WORKMAN (nee COX) Warder Anson Probation Station Mar 1849 –
Robert WRIGHT Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –
Sophia WRIGHT Warder Anson Probation Station 1843 –