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Gay Hendriksen: Convict Women and Female Factories

Event Information

  • 18 Mar 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • 280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: Free

Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts : Mitchell Theatre

Lvl 1, 280 Pitt Street Sydney

Did you know an estimated 1 in 7 Australians are related to Convict Female Factory Women? They helped make the Australian nation and its identity.

Gay Hendriksen will share some of the history of the Convict Female Factory Phenomenon and the extraordinary lives of the ordinary women who experienced the factory system with a focus on the Parramatta Female Factory.