Ann Bosley (c.1783–1834)

ANN BOSLEY was a convict woman tried and convicted at Notts Assizes on 16 March 1833 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Buffalo (1833). She died whilst incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 18 March 1834, with a recorded age of 51.


  • Alternate: ANN BOSSLY (c.f. burial record)


  • Born: c. 1783
  • Tried and convicted: 16 March 1833, Notts Assizes
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Buffalo: 12 May 1833, Portsmouth, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Buffalo: 5 October 1833, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 18 March 1834, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 18 March 1834, unmarked grave in parish of St. John’s, 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)


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


# Convict

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Buffalo (1833)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1834

# Grave: unmarked