William Paternoster (1840–)

Convict’s child who lived at the Parramatta Female Factory. Child of convict MARY PATERNOSTER and unnamed father.


Timeline

  • Born: lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory. There are conflicting dates for his birth due to two records of baptism at St. John’s. 9 January 1840 and 9 February 1840.
  • Baptised: St. John’s Church, Parramatta. There are two dates in two entries of baptism for this child: 1 February 1840 and 15 March 1840.

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

  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

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