Mary Cullen (1832–1833)

MARY CULLEN was a convict’s child who was transported with her mother, Irish convict CATHERINE CULLEN, per Surrey II (1833) and died at the Parramatta Female Factory a couple of months after arriving. Her recorded age at death was twelve months old. Child of Irish convict CATHERINE CULLEN and unnamed father, but CATHERINE was recorded as being a married woman at the time of her transportation.


Timeline

  • Born: c. June 1832, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Surrey II: 5 November 1832, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Surrey II: 9 March 1833, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 23 June 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 23 June 1833, 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

  • Irish Convicts to New South Wales, 1788–1849 (http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi, 2011), CATHERINE CULLEN, accessed 19 October 2018.
  • New South Wales Government, Musters and other papers relating to convict ships, Series: CGS 1155, Reels: 2417-2428, (State Records Authority of New South Wales. Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Ship: Surrey II (1833)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1833

# Grave: unmarked