Margaret Sweeney (1832–1832)

MARGARET SWEENEY was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory in 1832 with a recorded age of three months. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown. Parentage not recorded.


  • Born: c. July 1832 (calculated from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate)
  • Died: c. 6 October 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 6 October 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.


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: 1832

# Grave: unmarked