Ann Balfour (c.1798–1830)

ANN BALFOUR was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at Berwick upon Tweed (Borough) Quarter Sessions on 15 January 1827 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Harmony (1) (1827). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory around 15 June 1830 and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta.


Timeline

  • Born: c. 1798
  • Tried and convicted: 15 January 1827, Berwick upon Tweed (Borough) Quarter Sessions
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Harmony (1): 4 June 1827, London, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Harmony (1): 27 September 1827, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 15 June 1830, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 15 June 1830, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta.

Multimedia

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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)

Sources

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

Lists

# Convict

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Harmony (1) (1827)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1830

# Grave: unmarked