Amelia Peacock (c.1807-1829)

Amelia Peacock was a female convict convicted at the Chester Quarter Sessions on 17 October 1826 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Louisa (1827). Peacock died, aged 22 years, whilst incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory. Her burial ceremony was performed by (T.??) Wilkinson on 7 December 1829. She is buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, location unknown.


Timeline

  • Born: c.1807
  • Convicted: 17 October 1826 at Chester Quarter Sessions
  • Sailed for New South Wales per Louisa: 24 August 1827 from Woolwich
  • Arrived in New South Wales per Louisa: 3 December 1827
  • Died: c.7 December 1829 at Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 7 December 1829 at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in cemetery unknown.

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

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/6, p.275
  • Claim a Convict
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Convict

# Punishment: 7 Years Transportation

# Ship: Louisa (1827)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Place of Death: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1829

# Grave: unmarked