Rebecca Ward (c.1789–1839)

REBECCA WARD was an English convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Southampton Assizes on 27 February 1836 and sentenced to fourteen years transportation per Elizabeth IV (1836). REBECCA died at the Parramatta Female Factory on 2 July 1839 with a recorded age of 50 and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 3 July 1839.


Timeline

  • Died: 2 July 1839, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 3 July 1839, 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

# English

# Trial Place: Southampton Assizes

# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation

# Ship: Elizabeth IV (1836)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1839

# Grave: unmarked