Ann Boney (c.1790-1830)

Ann Boney was a  female convict who was convicted at Drogheda in the County of Louth on the east coast of Ireland in 1828. She was sentenced to seven years transportation per Asia I (5) (1830). She died, aged 40 years, whilst incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by Reverend Samuel Marsden on 9 February 1830. Boney is buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, location unknown.


  • Alternate: Recorded in the burial register as Ann Byrne per Asia 7, but these details seem to be incorrect.


  • Born: c.1790
  • Convicted: 1828 at Drogheda, County of Louth, Ireland
  • Arrived in New South Wales per Asia I (5): 13 January 1830
  • Died: c.9 February 1830 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 9 February 1830 at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in cemetery 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)


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


# Convict

# Punishment: 7 years Transportation

# Ship: Asia I (5) (1830)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Place of Death: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1830

# Grave: unmarked