Amelia Peacock (c.1807–1829)

AMELIA PEACOCK was a female convict who was tried and convicted at the Chester Quarter Sessions on 17 October 1826 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Louisa (1827). PEACOCK died, aged 22 years, whilst incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by T. WILKINSON on 7 December 1829. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, location unknown.


  • Born: c.1807
  • Tried and convicted: 17 October 1826 at Chester Quarter Sessions
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Louisa: 24 August 1827 from Woolwich
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Louisa: 3 December 1827
  • Died: c. 7 December 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 7 December 1829 at St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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


The small building to the left of the big blue doors was the “dead house” at the Parramatta Female Factory. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)


  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Convict

# Trial Place: Chester Quarter Sessions

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Louisa (1827)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked