Rebecca Furris

Convict woman incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory.

Police Reports

REBECCA FURRIS, government servant to Mr. HUGH KELLY, on the Windsor road, for leaving her master’s premises and repeatedly neglecting duty, was sentenced to three months’ to the third class of the Factory.

* Hugh Kelly had been a convict himself previously.

See Original: “POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 5 August 1826, p.3

Further Reading

For more about Hugh Kelly, see Michaela Ann Cameron, “Mary Kelly: The First Lady of Kellyville,” St John’s Cemetery Project, (2016), accessed 3 March 2017


# Convict

# Year: 1826

# Third Class