Catherine Hainley (c.1807-1829)

Catherine Hainley was a convict who was tried at the Middlesex Gaol Delivery on 14 September 1826 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Princess Charlotte (II) (1827). Hainley passed away, aged 22 years, while she was incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by Reverend Samuel Marsden on 14 December 1829. Hainley is buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, location unknown.


  • Born: c.1807
  • Tried at the Old Bailey, London: 14 September 1826
  • Sailed for New South Wales per Princess Charlotte (II): 31 March 1827
  • Arrived in New South Wales per Princess Charlotte (II): 6 August 1827
  • Died: c.14 December 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 14 December 1829 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
  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/6, p.136
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online Reference number: t18260914-13
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia


# Convict

# Punishment: 7 Years Transportation

# Ship: Princess Charlotte (II) (1827)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Place of Death: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked