Jewish milliner who was tried at the Old Bailey, London for theft and sentenced to seven years' transportation to New South Wales. In the colony she managed her husband's estates during his absences and after his death in 1823.
Abrahams, Estherby Alison Vincent, 2008
Transported to Sydney as a convict with a young daughter, Esther Abrahams rose to prominence in colonial society. She held land at Georges River, and was mistress of Annandale House until conflict with her son Robert led to her being declared unable to administer her estates.