Mary McAndrew (c.1813–1833)

MARY McANDREW was a sixteen-year-old Irish convict who was tried and convicted at Castlebar County Mayo, Ireland in 1828 for house robbery and sentenced to seven years transportation per City of Edinburgh (1) (1828). In the colony, MARY McANDREW found herself in the Parramatta Female Factory where she died aged 20. She was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 21 August 1833.


Timeline

  • Born: 1813, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted of house robbery: 1828, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1828, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Sailed for New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (1)23 June 1828, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (1): 12 November 1828, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 21 August 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 21 August 1833, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Occupation

  • Farm girl
  • Milkmaid

Religion

  • Catholic

Description

  • Prior convictions: three

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: City of Edinburgh (1) (1828)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1833

# Grave: unmarked