Mary Burns (1831-1831)

A female child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta. Her convict mother was an Irish woman also named Mary Burns, transported per Sovereign (2) (1829).

* Possibly related to William Burns – further research needed.


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)


  • Mary Burns,” in Peter Mayberry, Irish Convicts to New South Wales: 1788-1849