Martha Field

MARTHA FIELD was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Bristol Quarter Session of Peace on 13 January 1812 and sentenced to fourteen years transportation per Wanstead (1814). On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol.


Sources

  • New South Wales Government, Copies of letters sent within the Colony, Series 937, Reels 6004-6016, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).

Lists

# Convict

# Trial Place: Bristol Quarter Session of Peace

# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation

# Ship: Wanstead (1814)

# Factory Above the Gaol


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