PARRAMATTA EXCURSION

On Wednesday, 19 May 2010, members of the Blue Mountains Family History Society travelled to Parramatta by train from Springwood. Don Graham arranged for the Curator of the Parramatta Heritage Centre, Gay Hendricksen (a BMFHS member) to meet the group at the Parramatta Railway Station, then to catch the free loop bus to near the Parramatta Leagues Club and walk to the Female Factory site. Then to catch the loop bus back to the Heritage Centre for a tour and for those interested, a tour of Local Studies and their collection. The outing for May to Parramatta was enjoyed by a small number of members who appreciated the time and information readily given by Gay Hendriksen, the Curator of the Parramatta Heritage Centre.

At gates to former RC Ophan School
Front of former RC Orphan School
In grounds of the former RC Ophan School 3
In grounds of the former RC Orphan School
Former Female Factory Site 3
Wall inside former FF site Parra
 

Back of the building with the clock tower
The sleeping quarters for the former Female Factory women
The blue gates beside the Dead House
The Dead House 2
 


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