ELIZABETH MESSER was an Irish convict tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London on 13 January 1825 for stealing clothing and sentenced to transportation for life per Midas I (1825). ELIZABETH died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 17 June 1833.
- Alternate: ELIZABETH MESSEY
- Alternate: ELIZABETH MASSEY
- Born: 1790, Londonderry, County Derry, Ireland
- Tried and convicted of violent theft: 13 January 1825, Old Bailey, London, England
- Sentenced to transportation for life: 1825, Old Bailey, London, England
- Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Midas I: 24 July 1825, London, England
- Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Midas I: 17 December 1825, Port Jackson, New South Wales
- Died: c. 17 June 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
- Buried: 17 June 1833, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta
- Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.
- Wife of ANTHONY MESSER
- Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 13 January 1825, trial of ELIZABETH MESSER (t18250113-149), accessed 11 October 2018.
- Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
- The Digital Panopticon (https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/, version 1.1), Elizabeth Messer Life Archive, (ID: obpt18250113-149-defend784), accessed 11 October 2018.
# Trial place: Old Bailey
# Punishment: Transportation for Life
# Ship: Midas I (1825)
# Parramatta Female Factory
# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory
# Burial Year: 1833
# Grave: unmarked