Anne Filsey (1839–1839)

ANN FILSEY was a child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1839 with a recorded age of one month old. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded, however she may have been the daughter of Irish convict HONORA FALSY (alias HONORA FALLAHY / FALLAGHY) per Thomas Harrison (1836), the wife of emancipated Irish convict EDMUND SEXTON per Boyne (1826). Further research required to confirm.


Names

  • Possible Alternate: ANNE FALSY
  • Possible Alternate: ANNE FALSEY
  • Possible Alternate: ANNE FALCEY
  • Possible Alternate: ANNE FALLAHY
  • Possible Alternate: ANNE FALLAGHY
  • Possible Alternate: ANNE SEXTON

Timeline

  • Born: September 1839 (calculated from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate)
  • Died: 15 October 1839, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 16 October 1839, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Multimedia

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)
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

  • Irish Convicts to New South Wales, 1788–1849 (http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi, 2011), HONORA FALSY alias HONORA FALLAHY, accessed 30 November 2018.
  • New South Wales Government, Butts of Certificates of Freedom, 4/4384; Reel 1014], (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales).
  • New South Wales Government, Annotated printed indents (i.e., office copies), NRS 12189, Item: [X639], Microfiche: 725, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • New South Wales Government. Description books [Sydney Gaol and Darlinghurst Gaol], NRS 2523, Reel 860, (State Records Authority of New South Wales. Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • New South Wales Government, Registers of convicts’ applications to marry, Series 12212, Item: 4/4509, Page: 216, (Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia: State Records Authority of New South Wales).
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • SYDNEY NEWS,” The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser (NSW : 1848 – 1859), Saturday 28 December 1850, p. 1.

Lists

# Child

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1839

# Burial Place: St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

# Grave: unmarked