Isabella Emmerson (1835–1836)

ISABELLA EMMERSON was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 23 January 1836 with a recorded age of four months old. Parentage not recorded and there were a number of convict women with at surname who were transported to the colony on ships that arrived around ISABELLA’s birth year. Further research required.


Timeline

  • Born: c. late October 1835 (calculated from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate).
  • Died: c. 23 January 1836, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 23 January 1836, 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: 1836

# Grave: unmarked