A Woman's Lot in Early Newcastle

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A Woman's Lot in Early Newcastle

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Always considered a nuisance and a problem in convict Newcastle the life women were forced to lead was terrible!

It didn’t improve very much when Newcastle became a free settlement. Hear stories researched from the many newspaper articles featuring Newcastle women. Their treatment in convict Newcastle, The female Factory, Industrial School and life in the late 1800’s with a few murders thrown in. We will take a walk through the area around Watt Street, Newcastle as we immerse ourselves in their stories.

Please note:

  • This is a walking tour which takes approximately 2 hours with some hills to scale – medium fitness required
  • Meet up at Customs House Fountain (Watt Street, Newcastle Harbour end)
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat and water

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