Mary Jones – Female Factory Midwife

Mary Jones – Female Factory Midwife

Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 31st December 1824. Mary Jones was the first midwife to have been called to assist at the Female Factory at Parramatta. She arrived in New South Wales in 1814 on the Wanstead, under the name Mary White. In the 1814, Muster, she was...
200 years of the Female Factory

200 years of the Female Factory

North Parramatta, Female Factory, ‘Sleeping Ward’, built c.1825. Photograph: Peter Arfanis, City of Parramatta. This is a HOME AT PARRAMATTA initiative. To find out more about Parramatta, it’s history, culture and heritage and discover an array of online events...