Elizabeth Farrell (1817–)

Convict woman tried at the Old Bailey twice. The second time she stood trial, she was  sentenced to seven years transportation per Henry Wellesley (2) (1837). FARRELL was later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of HENRY FARRELL.


Timeline

  • Born: c. 1817, London, England
  • Tried for breaking and entering and stealing clothing and money: 15 August 1836, Old Bailey
  • Sentenced to two months imprisonment: 15 August 1836
  • Tried and convicted for a second stealing offence: 12 June 1837, Old Bailey
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 12 June 1837
  • Sailed for the Colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (2) (1837): 20 July 1837
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (2) (1837): 22 December 1837
  • Gave birth to son HENRY FARRELL: lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory 22 July 1840
  • Son HENRY FARRELL baptised: 30 August 1840, St. John’s Church, Parramatta

Religion

  • Catholic

Sources

  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 15 August 1836, trial of JAMES SLATER, CHARLOTTE SLATER, and ELIZABETH FARRELL (t18360815-1895), accessed 23 September 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 12 June 1837, trial of ELIZABETH FARRELL (t18370612-1543), accessed 23 September 2018.
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

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