Mary Williams (c.1792–1838)

MARY WILLIAMS was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Wexford Assizes in the summer of 1827 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Forth II (1830) for larceny. She died at the Parramatta Female Factory on 27 January 1838 with a recorded age of 46. It is unclear where she was buried as her details were not recored in the burial register for the parish of St. John’s. Only her death at the Female Factory was recorded in the Convict Death Register.


Timeline

  • Born: c.1792 (age calculated from age recorded at death, so this may be inaccurate)
  • Died: 27 January 1838, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: c. 27 January 1838, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Not yet determined.

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

  • New South Wales Government, Convict Death Register, Series 12213, Reel 690, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).

Lists

# Convict

# English

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Forth II (1830)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1838

# Grave: unmarked