Mary Scott (c.1794–1842)

MARY SCOTT was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Chester Quarter Session on 29 June 1835 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Henry Wellesley (1) (1836). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory on 13 July 1842 and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 15 July 1842 with a recorded age of 48.


Timeline

  • Born: c.1794
  • Tried and convicted: 29 June 1835, Chester Quarter Session, Chester, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1835, Chester, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (1): 7 October 1835, Portsmouth, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Henry Wellesley (1): 7 February 1836, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: 13 July 1842, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 15 July 1842, 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

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Henry Wellesley (1) (1836)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1842

# Grave: unmarked