Margaret McDonald (c.1823–1831)

MARGARET McDONALD was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1831, with a recorded age of eight years. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded.


  • Recorded as MARGARET McDONOLD (c.f. St. John’s Parish Records: Burials)


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)


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


# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1831

# Grave: unmarked