Mary Walsh (c.1810-1829)

A female convict transported per City of Edinburgh I (1828) who died, aged 19, whilst incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by Reverend Samuel Marsden on 18 November 1829.

  • Possibly related to 29 year old Judith Walsh, who died two days earlier at the Parramatta Female Factory and had also been transported on the City of Edinburgh.

Timeline

  • Born: c.1810
  • Sailed for New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (I): 23 June 1828 from Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in New South Wales per City of Edinburgh (I): 12 November 1828
  • Died: c.18 November 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 18 November 1829 at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in cemetery unknown.

Multimedia

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Shipping News: Arrived,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Friday 14 November 1828, p.3
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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

# Ship: City of Edinburgh I (1828)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Place of Death: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked