Jane Baker (c.1792–1829)

A female convict who was tried and convicted at Surrey Quarter Sessions on 25 October 1824 and sentenced to fourteen years transportation. Baker was transported per Midas (I) (1825) and died, aged 37 years, whilst incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by T. Wilkinson on 6 December 1829. She is buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta.


  • Born: c.1792
  • Tried and convicted: 25 October 1824 at Surrey Quarter Sessions
  • Sentenced to fourteen years transportation
  • Sailed for New South Wales per Midas (I): 24 July 1825 from London, England
  • Arrived in New South Wales per Midas (I): 23 November 1825, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 6 December 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 6 December 1829, St. John’s parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta.




  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Convict

# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation

# Ship: Midas (I) (1825)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked