Sophia Zealey

Convict woman tried and convicted at the Old Bailey London and sentenced to seven years transportation per Princess Charlotte (2) (1827). SOPHIA ZEALEY was later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of ANNE ZEALEY.


Timeline

  • Born: c. 1795
  • Tried and convicted: 22 June 1826, Old Bailey, London
  • Sentenced: three months imprisonment
  • Tried and convicted: 7 December 1826, Old Bailey, London
  • Sentenced: seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Princess Charlotte (2): 31 March 1827
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Princess Charlotte (2): 6 August 1827
  • Daughter, ANNE ZEALEY, born: 28 January 1833, Parramatta Female Factory lying-in hospital
  • Daughter, ANNE ZEALEY, baptised: 3 February 1833, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta
  • Daughter, ANNE ZEALEY, died: 4 February 1833, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter, ANNE ZEALEY, buried: 4 February 1833, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Multimedia

The lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory, viewed from where the original main barrack building of the factory once stood. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)
The lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory, viewed from where the original main barrack building of the factory once stood. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)

Sources

  • The Digital Panopticon, Sophia Zealey Life Archive, (ID: obpt18260622-159-defend913), accessed 6 July 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 22 June 1826, trial of SOPHIA ZEALEY (t18260622-159), accessed 6 July 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), December 1826, trial of SOPHIA ZEALEY (t18261207-237), accessed 6 July 2018.
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Parish Burial Records, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

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