Elizabeth Quayle

ELIZABETH QUAYLE was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Lancaster Quarter Sessions on 18 January 1813 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Wanstead (1814). On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol.


Names

  • Alternate: ELIZABETH QUAIL

Timeline

  • Tried and convicted: 18 January 1813, Lancaster Quarter Sessions, Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1813, Lancaster Quarter Sessions, Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 24 August 1813, Spithead, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 9 January 1814, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Forwarded to the first Parramatta Female Factory, the Factory Above the Gaol: 13 January 1814, Factory Above the Gaol, (present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta)

Relationships

  • Wife of WILLIAM QUAYLE

Multimedia

Factory Above the Gaol, First Parramatta Female Factory, Parramatta, 1809, early nineteenth century, New South Wales, Female Factory Online, Prince Alfred Square
CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE. The Factory Above the Gaol, Parramatta’s first Female Factory, is on the far right of this image near the old gaol bridge, on the present-day site of Lennox Bridge, Riverside Theatres and Prince Alfred Square. “A view of part of Parramatta Port Jackson, [1809?],” in Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809 [32 watercolours], Vol. 3. Courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. PXD 388 / FL1152086.

Sources

  • New South Wales Government, Copies of letters sent within the Colony, Series 937, Reels 6004-6016, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).

Lists

# Convict

# Trial Place: Lancaster Quarter Sessions

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Wanstead (1814)

# Factory Above the Gaol


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