Mary Healy (1812–1833)

MARY HEALY was an Irish convict woman tried and convicted for stealing clothes at Donegal, Ireland in 1830 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Palambam (1831). MARY HEALY died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 10 May 1833.


Names

  • Alternate: MARY HELY

Timeline

  • Born: 1812, Roscommon, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for stealing clothes: 1830, Donegal, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1830, Donegal, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Palambam: 23 March 1831, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Palambam: 31 July 1831, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 10 May 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 10 May 1833, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Occupation

  • Maid of all work

Religion

  • Catholic

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


Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Palambam (1831)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Place of Death: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1833

# Grave: unmarked