Eliza Gallagher (1832–1833)

ELIZA GALLAGHER was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1833 with a recorded age of thirteen months old. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded in the St. John’s burial register but cross-referencing other sources indicates she was the child of Irish convict CATHERINE GALLAGHER alias CATHERINE SATTIN transported per Caroline (1833), who had a thirteen-month-old child on board when it arrived in August 1833.


Names

  • Alternate: ELIZA GOLLACHER (c.f. burial record)

Timeline

  • Born: 1832 (calculated from age recorded at death).
  • Embarked on the Caroline along with 120 female convicts (including her mother CATHERINE GALLAGHER) and twelve other convicts’ children: 30 March 1832, cove of County Cork, Ireland
  • Died: c. 14 November 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 14 November 1833, 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: 1833

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

# Grave: unmarked