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Thomas Bell (1798–1872)

Thomas and Sarah Bell were matron and keeper at the Female Factory Parramatta from August 1836. They lost their jobs in February 1838 and returned to Sydney where he became Superintendent of Emigrants. They returned to the Factory in August 1838 and were there until August 1843.

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Kildare, Ireland


5 September, 1872 (aged ~ 74)
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

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