JUDITH WALSH was a convict who was tried and convicted in Galway in 1827 and sentenced to seven years transportation per the City of Edinburgh (I) (1828) for committing robbery in the street. At the time of her conviction she was a single woman with one child.
JUDITH died, aged 29 years, whilst incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory and she was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s Parramatta on 16 November 1829.
* Possibly related to 19-year-old MARY WALSH, who died two days after JUDITH at the Parramatta Female Factory and had also been transported on the City of Edinburgh.
- Born: c.1800, Galway, Ireland
- Tried and convicted of street robbery: 1827, Galway, Ireland
- Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (I): 23 June 1828 from Cork, Ireland
- Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (I): 12 November 1828
- Died: c.16 November 1828 at Parramatta Female Factory
- Buried: 16 November 1828 at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta
- Unmarked grave, exact location in cemetery unknown.
- Farm servant
- Irish Convicts to New South Wales, 1788–1849 (http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi, 2011), JUDITH WALSH, accessed 15 October 2018.
- Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation
# Ship: City of Edinburgh (I) (1828)
# Parramatta Female Factory
# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory
# Burial Year: 1829
# Grave: unmarked