|Mother's ship:||Tasmania 2|
|Age when admitted:||10yrs|
|Date admitted:||9 Dec 1845|
|Date discharged:||8 Jan 1849|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||sister, Elizabeth Burgess|
Her mother, Esther Burgess, and her eldest sister, Mary, were convicted of stealing potatoes and transported for 7 years to Hobart Tasmania. Alicia and her siblings were transported also as Esther being a widow, there was no one left in Ireland to look after them.
Alicia was admitted to the Orphan School at the age of 10 years on 9 December 1845. This was 6 days after arriving with her family in Tasmania. Her mother, Esther, was a convict so any dependent children were placed in government care. Alicia was discharged on 8 January 1849 to her sister, Elizabeth.
She married Thomas Rice in Hobart on 28 December 1854. They had 9 children. They both died in Maryborough Queenlsand.