Parramatta Female Factory and Insane Asylum

Parramatta Female Factory & Asylum: history of the site Parramatta Female Factory History The Cumberland Precinct in North Parramatta is home to some of the most significant heritage sites in New South Wales. Most of it has been under continuous occupation by...
The Female Orphan School, Rydalmere

The Female Orphan School, Rydalmere

On 13 May 1787, the First Fleeters sailed from Portsmouth Harbour with 1530 officials and their wives, marines and their wives, the ships’ crews, male and female convicts. Included also were children  (more…)

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