Isabella Lloyd

Convict woman incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory.

Police Reports


Three frail damsels, JOHANNA LAWSON, MARGARET DONNELLY, and ELEANOR O’BIRNE, were identified as having eloped from the Factory — they pleased want of sufficiency of food as the cause of their attempting to escape — they had only been at large a few days, an were ordered back to their old quarters.

See Original:OFFENCES, CHARGES, &c.,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 29 April 1826, p.3

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JOHANNA LAWSON, ISABELLA LLOYD, THOS. COOK, and WILLIAM WARD, prisoners of the crown, stood charged as follows: — The said JOHANNA LAWSON and ISABELLA LLOYD being the espoused of prisoners KENNELLY and COX, who are attached to Windsor Road Gang, stood charged with absenting themselves and absconding from their husbands, after a “moon” of four days, in company with the prisoners COOK and WARD, also attached to that gang. The prisoners KENNELLY and COX were charged with pursuing the fugitives without leave or permission. Sentenced, LAWSON and LLOYD, 6 months to the Factory, No. 3 Class; COOK and WARD, 12 months to iron gang; KENNELLY and COX 25 lashes each, and returned.

See Original:POLICE REPORTS,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW: 1803 – 1842), Wednesday 20 September 1826, p.3

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MONDAY, OCT. 23 — ISABELLA LLOYD and MARIA SMITH, two illegal excursionists from the Factory Domain, were severally ordered to No. 3 Class, to await the termination of their former sentence. In the mean time, as a preservative sentence a log and cold chain.

See Original: “Police Reports,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW: 1803 – 1842), Saturday 28 October 1826, p.3

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THOMAS ADAMS, free, brought up on a charge of creating a disturbance and destroying property in the house of ISABELLA LLOYD. ISABELLA LLOYD being sworn, stated, that she formerly lived with the prisoner, but in consequence of his continued habits of drunkenness, was obliged to part from him, when he made over all the articles to her. On Sunday last he forced himself into her premises, and destroyed a great deal of earthenware. The prisoner in his defence stated, that the house was taken in his name, and that the complainant prevailed upon him to sign the articles over to her when he was in liquor. — He was bound over to keep the peace for twelve months.

See Original:Police Office,” Sydney Monitor (NSW : 1828 – 1838), Wednesday 18 June 1834, p.3


# Convict

# Second Female Factory

# Year: 1826