William Bradney (1828–1829)

A male infant most likely born to a convict named MARY BRADNEY who was convicted at the Warwick Assizes on 28 March 1818 and sentenced to transportation for life per Lord Wellington (1820). William Bradney died, aged 1 year and 11 months while he and his mother were incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. His burial ceremony was conducted by (T??) Wilkinson on 6 December 1829. He is buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, location unknown.


  • Born: January 1828
  • Died: c. 6 December 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 6 December 1829 at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in cemetery unknown.


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)


  • Claim a Convict
  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/3, p.165
  • State Records NSW (SRNSW) : CGS1155 , Reels 2417-2428, 1820, Lord Wellington, p.3
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Convict’s Child

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked