Ruth Munro

Convict woman tried for two separate incidents on the same day at the Old Bailey, London and sentenced to 14 years transportation per Midas (1) (1825). Later incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory.


Names

  • Alternate: RUTH MONROW

Timeline

  • Born: c.1802
  • Tried for stealing: 28 October 1824, Old Bailey, London
  • Convicted and sentenced to 14 years transportation: 28 October 1824, Old Bailey, London
  • Tried and found not guilty of a second offence: 28 October 1824, Old Bailey, London
  • Sailed per Midas (1): 24 July 1825, London, England
  • Arrived in Van Diemen’s Land per Midas (1): 23 November 1825
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per Midas (1): 17 December 1825, Port Jackson
  • Daughter SARAH MUNRO born: 23 May 1830
  • Daughter SARAH MUNRO baptised: 3 October 1830, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Relationships


Sources

  • The Digital Panopticon, Ruth Munro Life Archive, (ID: obpt18241028-164-defend1522) accessed 6 June 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 28 October 1824, trial of RUTH MUNRO AND EBENEZER FRAZER MUNRO, (t18241028-164), accessed 6 June 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 28 October 1824, trial of RUTH MUNRO, (t18241028-165), accessed 6 June 2018.
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.