Cecilia Gilliam

Convict woman tried and convicted at the Surrey Quarter Sessions on 6 February 1837 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Henry Wellesley (2) (1837). Later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory where she gave birth to MARY ANN GILLIAM.


  • Alternate: CECILIA GILLUM
  • Alternate: CEELIA GILLIAM
  • Alternate: CELIA GILLUM
  • Alternate: CELIA GILLIAM


  • Tried and convicted: 6 February 1837, Surrey Quarter Sessions, Surrey, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (2): 20 July 1837, Woolwich
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (2): 22 December 1837, Port Jackson
  • Daughter MARY ANN GILLIAM born: 2 August 1841, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter MARY ANN GILLIAM baptised: 8 August 1841, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • Received Ticket of Leave: 13 July 1842, Bathurst, New South Wales


  • Home Office, Settlers and Convicts, New South Wales and Tasmania, (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO10, Pieces 31, 52-64); The National Archives of the UK (TNA), Kew, Surrey, England.
  • New South Wales Government, Tickets of Leave, 1810–1875, Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4213], (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales).
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

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