Maria Hislop (1816–)

MARIA HISLOP was an Irish convict woman tried and convicted at the Edinburgh Court of Justiciary, Scotland on 10 December 1838  for stealing gowns and sentenced to seven years transportation per Mary Anne III (1) (1839). incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of AGNES HISLOP.


Names

  • Alternate: MARY HISLOP
  • Alternate: MARY HASELIP
  • Alternate: MARY HAZELIP
  • Alternate: MARY HESLOP
  • Alternate: MARIA EASTLIP (c.f. daughter’s burial record)

Timeline

  • Born: c.1816, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted: 10 December 1838, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales per Mary Anne III (1): 18 July 1839, Woolwich, England
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per Mary Anne III (1): 10 November 1839, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Appeared before Liverpool court, charged with stealing from the person: 6 July 1841, Liverpool, New South Wales
  • Sentenced to six calendar months imprisonment and hard labour: 16 July 1841, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter AGNES HISLOP born: 19 March 1842, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter AGNES HISLOP baptised: 20 March 1842, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • Daughter AGNES HISLOP died: 10 November 1842, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter AGNES HISLOP buried: 11 November 1842, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Description

  • Education: Could read and write
  • Prior convictions: (1) 60 days (2) 3 months
  • Height: 5 feet 3-and-a-half inches
  • Complexion: Fair, ruddy, freckled
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • General Remarks: Canine teeth in upper jaw projecting, two scars on back of [illegible] and one on back of little fingers of left hand.

Occupation

  • Housemaid

Religion

  • Presbyterian

Sources

  • Irish Convicts to New South Wales, 1788–1849 (http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi, 2011), MARIA HISLOP, accessed 22 October 2018.
  • New South Wales Government, Indents First Fleet, Second Fleet and Ships, NRS 1150, microfiche 620–624, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • New South Wales Government, Selected Court Records, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Trial Place: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Mary Anne III (1) (1839)

# Parramatta Female Factory