Alice Green (c.1809–1847)

ALICE GREEN was a convict woman tried and convicted at Lancaster Quarter Sessions on 26 April 1830 and transported for life per Kains (1831). On 21 November 1833, ALICE received permission to marry fellow convict JOHN WOODBRIDGE, who had been tried and convicted at the Oxford Assizes on 1 March 1826 and transported for life per England (1) (1826). ALICE gave birth to the couple’s child WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE at the Parramatta Female Factory’s lying-in hospital in December 1846.


Names

  • Married name: ALICE WOODBRIDGE

Timeline

  • Born: c. 1809 (calculated from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate).
  • Tried and convicted: 26 April 1830, Lancaster Quarter Sessions, England
  • Sentenced to transportation for life
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Kains: 8 July 1830, London, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Kains: 11 March 1831, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Son WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE born: 4 December 1846, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Son WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE baptised: 20 December 1846, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • ALICE died: 4 October 1847, Parramatta Female Factory
  • ALICE buried: 6 October 1847, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta, recorded age of 38 years

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.

Relationships


Law Reports

  • Female Factory Online (www.femalefactoryonline.org, 2018), 6 April 1839, Law Report of ALICE GREEN, (p18390406).
  • See “Sources” below for more.

Multimedia


Sources

  • New South Wales Government, Registers of convicts’ applications to marry, Series 12212, Item: 4/4509, Page: 243, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • No title,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Saturday 6 April 1839, p. 2.
  • No title,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Saturday 6 April 1839, p. 2.
  • TICKETS OF LEAVE,” The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 – 1893), Wednesday 4 November 1846, p. 4.
  • TICKETS OF LEAVE CANCELLED,” The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 – 1893), Wednesday 27 January 1847, p. 4.
  • Police Report,” The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 12 May 1832, p. 3.
  • ACCIDENTS, OFFENCES, &c.,” The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 – 1842), Monday 8 April 1839, p. 2.
  • THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. TICKETS OF LEAVE CANCELLED,” The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 – 1842), Saturday 30 January 1841, p. 3.
  • Police News. SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH,” The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser (NSW : 1838 – 1841), Monday 1 April 1839, p. 4.
  • Police News. MONDAY, 1ST APRIL,” The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser (NSW : 1838 – 1841), Friday 5 April 1839, p. 2
  • TICKETS OF LEAVE,” The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Tuesday 3 November 1846, p. 2.
  • SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. (From Saturday’s Shipping Gazette,” The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Monday 25 January 1847, p. 2.

Lists

# Convict

# Trial Place: Lancaster Quarter Sessions

# Punishment: Transportation for Life

# Ship: Kains (1831)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1847