Convict Ladies of the Female Factory Exhibition at Lucas Gallery
Thursday 13 August 2020 to Sunday 31 January 2021 (DAILY event)
The convict women who lived and worked in the Parramatta Female Factory are revealed in the exhibition in the Lucas Gallery of Hambledon Cottage Museum. The Female Factory Story with Reverend Samuel Marsden and his quest for better conditions for the convict women. He performed marriage ceremonies for Parramatta Female Factory women at St John's church and baptised many of their children. He was influenced by Elizabeth Fry who tirelessly worked for prison reform in England.
Volunteer guides of Parramatta and District Historical Society personally conduct Heritage and Historical tours of the furnished cottage and exhibition, and bring the life and times of people from the pages of history vividly into today's reality.
Come to Hambledon Cottage Museum, Gregory Place, Parramatta by ferry, bus, train or car. Open Thursday to Sunday from 11am every week. Free parking in the grounds.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events