Margaret Murphy (1835–1835)

MARGARET MURPHY was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1835 with a recorded age of three weeks old. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded.


Timeline

  • Born: January 1835, likely at the lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory (to be confirmed)
  • Died: c. 18 February 1835, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 18 February 1835, 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

# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1835

# Burial Place: St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

# Grave: unmarked