Anne Smith (1796–1832)

ANNE SMITH was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted in Dublin, Ireland for stealing a cloak and sentenced to seven years transportation per Forth II (1830). ANNE SMITH died at the Parramatta Female Factory, aged 36 years and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta by Officiating Minister R. FORREST on 16 February 1832.


Names

  • Alternate: ANN SMITH
  • Alias: ELLEN SMITH
  • Alias: ANN CHAMPAIGN / CAMPAIGN
  • Alias: ELLEN CHAMPAIGN / CAMPAIGN

Timeline

  • Born: 1796, Queens County (Laois), Ireland
  • Tried and convicted: 15 October 1829, Dublin, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1829, Dublin, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Forth II: 3 June 1830, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Forth II: 12 October 1830, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 16 February 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 16 February 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Occupation

  • Dairy maid
  • Maid of all work
  • Convict

Religion

  • Catholic

Description

  • Prior convictions: one

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


Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Forth II (1830)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1832

# Grave: unmarked