Mary Turner (c.1796–1836)

MARY TURNER was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Kent Quarter Session on 23 April 1830 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Kains (1831). MARY TURNER died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 23 June 1836, with a recorded age of 40.


Timeline

  • Tried and convicted: 23 April 1830, Kent Quarter Session, Kent, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1830, Kent, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Kains: 8 July 1830, London, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Kains: 11 March 1831, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: c. 23 June 1836, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 23 June 1836, 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: Kains (1831)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1836

# Grave: unmarked