Rose McGorman (1800–1832)

ROSE McGORMAN was an Irish convict tried and convicted in Monaghan, Ireland for robbing from her employer and sentenced to seven years transportation per Asia I (5) (1830). ROSE died at the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried by Officiating Minister R. Forrest in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 31 January 1832. Her daughter CATHERINE McGORMAN would also die at the Factory the following month.


Timeline

  • Born: 1800, Cavan, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for robbing her employer: 1828, Monaghan, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1828, Monaghan, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Asia I (5):
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Asia I (5):
  • Died: c. 31 January 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 31 January 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta
  • Daughter CATHERINE McGORMAN died: c. 18 February 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter CATHERINE McGORMAN buried: 18 February 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.

Relationships


Occupation

  • Housemaid
  • Maid of all work

Religion

  • Catholic

Multimedia

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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


Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Asia I (5) (1830)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1832

# Grave: unmarked