Hannah Edmunds (c.1813–1839)

HANNAH EDMUNDS was a Welsh convict who was tried and convicted at the Glamorgan Assizes on 25 February 1837 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Henry Wellesley (2) (1837). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory with a recorded age of 26 and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 10 July 1839.


Names

  • Alternate: ANNA EDMUNDS (c.f. burial record)

Timeline

  • Born: c. 1813
  • Tried and convicted: 25 February 1837, Glamorgan Assizes, Wales
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1837, Glamorgan Assizes, Wales
  • 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, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 10 July 1839, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 10 July 1839, 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

# Convict

# Welsh

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Henry Wellesley (2) (1837)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1839

# Grave: unmarked