Rose McGorman (c.1797-1832)

A convict, transported per Asia, Rose McGorman died at the Parramatta Female Factory aged 35 years, and was buried by Officiating Minister R. Forrest in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 31 January 1832. Her daughter Catherine McGorman would also die at the Factory on 18 February 1832.


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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)