'The Hobart Town Female Factory and the move to the Cascades, 1828'

held Sunday 22nd April, 2018

at the Hobart Town Hall, Macquarie Street


Session 1:

An overview of the Hobart Town Female Factory – Dianne Snowden

The buildings of the Hobart Town Female Factory – Robyn Everist
Session 2:

Bond of Friendship - Female Convicts to Sydney prior to 1820 - by Leonie Fretwell, presented Caroline Haigh

From Factory to Frazer and back- Chris Leppard-Quinn

Escapees: The Women Who Got Away, December 5th, 1825 - Alex Wyld


Session 3:

A short walk to freedom:  Ann Eccles' life in Van Diemen's Land. – Tom Dunbabin

Out of Town - James Parker




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For academic referencing (suggestion only) Database: [http address], FCRC Female Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land database, entry for xxxx ID no xxx, accessed online [date].

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