Mary Cushen (1835–1835)

MARY CUSHEN was a convict’s child who died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 25 March 1835, with a recorded age of ten weeks old.

MARY’s parentage was not recorded on her burial record, but MARY was the twin sister of BRIDGET CUSHEN, who also died at the Factory a few weeks later and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 28 April 1835, with a recorded age of fifteen weeks old.


Timeline

  • Died: c. 25 March 1835, Parramatta Female Factory, recorded age of ten weeks old
  • Buried: 25 March 1835, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta
  • Twin sister BRIDGET CUSHEN died: c. 28 April 1835, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Twin sister BRIDGET CUSHEN buried: 28 April 1835, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Relationships


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

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Twin

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1835

# Grave: unmarked