Mary Gordon (c.1813–1835)

MARY GORDON was a Scottish convict woman tried and convicted at the Perth Court of Justiciary, Scotland on 18 September 1833 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Numa (1834). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 13 September 1835 with a recorded age of 22.


Names

  • Alias: MARY MUNRO

Timeline

  • Born: c. 1813
  • Tried and convicted: 18 September 1835, Perth Court of Justiciary, Scotland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1835, Perth Court of Justiciary, Scotland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Numa: 29 January 1834, Portsmouth, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Numa: 13 June 1834, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 13 September 1835, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 13 September 1835, 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

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

Lists

# Convict

# Scottish

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Numa (1834)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1835

# Grave: unmarked