‘And the Mortality Frightful’: Infant and Child Mortality in the Convict Nurseries of Van Diemen’s Land
Female Convicts Research Centre
Joy Damousi, Depraved and Disorderly: Female Convicts, Sexuality and Gender in Colonial Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
Babette Smith, Australia’s Birthstain: The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era, Allen & Unwin, NSW, 2009.
Female Factory Research Group, Convict Lives: Women at Cascades Female Factory, Research Tasmania, Tasmania, 2009
Babette Smith, A Cargo of Women, Susannah Watson and the Convicts of the Princess Royal, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008 (Second Edition)
Original source material (including reports, manuscripts, letters, sermons and convict records) were accessed through the Archives Office of Tasmania, National Library of Australia – Trove and the State Library of Victoria.
Female Factory Historic Site
Female Convicts Research Centre Ed. Lucy Frost and Alice Meredith Hodgson, Convict Lives, The Launceston Female Factory, Convict Women’s Press, Tasmania, 2013
James Boyce, Van Diemen’s Land, Black Inc., Victoria, 2014
Kay Daniels, The Flash Mob: Rebellion, Rough Culture and Sexuality in the Female Factories of Van Diemen’s Land’. Australian Feminist Studies, vol 18, 1993 pp 133-150 Kay Daniels, Convict Women, Allen & Unwin, NSW, 1998
Deborah J. Swiss, The Tin Ticket, The Heroic Journey of Australia’s Convict Women, Berkley Books, New York, 2010
Elspeth Hardie, The Girl who Stole Stockings, The true story of Susannah Noon and the Women of the convict ship Friends, Australian Teachers of Media, Inc., Victoria, 2014