Catherine Willoby (1831–1832)

CATHERINE WILLOBY was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1832 with a recorded age of eleven weeks old. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded.


Timeline

  • Born: c. 20 November 1831 (calculated from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate)
  • Died: c. 5 February 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 5 February 1832, 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

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

Lists

# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1832

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

# Grave: unmarked