MARY HURLSTONE was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Kent Assizes on 15 August 1812 and sentenced to transportation for life per Wanstead (1814). On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol, which was located at present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta, including land now occupied by the Riverside Theatres.
- Alternate: MARY HURSTON
- Alias: MARY PAYNE
- Tried and convicted: 15 August 1812, Kent Assizes, Kent, England
- Sentenced to transportation for life: 1812, Kent Assizes, Kent, England
- Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 24 August 1813, Spithead, England
- Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 9 January 1814, Port Jackson, New South Wales
- Forwarded to the first Parramatta Female Factory, the Factory Above the Gaol: 13 January 1814, Factory Above the Gaol, (present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta).
- New South Wales Government, Copies of letters sent within the Colony, Series 937, Reels 6004-6016, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
# Trial Place: Kent Assizes
# Punishment: Transportation for Life
# Ship: Wanstead (1814)
# Factory Above the Gaol
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