Jane Smith (c.1817–1834)

JANE SMITH was a Scottish convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Aberdeen Court of Justiciary on 30 September 1830 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Earl of Liverpool (1831). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 28 November 1834.


Names

  • Alternate: JANE YOUNG
  • Alternate: JEAN YOUNG
  • Alias: JEAN FORBES

Timeline

  • Tried and convicted: 30 September 1830, Aberdeen Court of Justiciary, Scotland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1830, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Earl of Liverpool: 3 December 1830, London, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Earl of Liverpool: 5 April 1831, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 28 November 1834, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 28 November 1834, 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

# Scottish

# Trial Place: Aberdeen Court of Justiciary

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Earl of Liverpool (1831)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1834