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Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson, one of 127 convicts transported on the Mary, 03 June 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Anderson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 3rd June, 1823
Arrival date: 5th October, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 126 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 64
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Tony Beale on 8th November, 2020 wrote:

old Bailey Online

1480. MARY ANDERSON and JOHN EVANS were indicted for stealing, on the 22d of September , two half-crowns and four shillings, the monies of Isaac Barron , from his person .

ISAAC BARRON . I am a straw hat manufacturer . I I saw the prisoner Anderson in Ropemaker-street , about eleven o’clock at night; she accosted me; I said I wanted nothing to do with her. She thrust me against the wall, put her hand into my breeches pocket, and took out two half-crowns and four shillings. I saw three shillings and a half-crown in her hand; I felt and missed it all - she ran off - I followed, and found her talking to Evans - he was with her at first - she had left him to come to me. He was a hundred yards off. I found them in Crown-court, about twenty yards off; I asked her for my money; she gave me one half-crown and three shillings back, and said she had given the rest away. Evans heard her say it. I met a watchman, who took them to the watch-house, and found half a crown and one shilling on Evans. I know the shilling by a mark on it.

DIX MOORE. I am a constable. The prosecutors charged the prisoners with robbing him, and said Evans was in Anderson’s company. He knew the shilling found on Evans. He came voluntarily to the watch-house, Evans said the shilling was his own; the prosecutor said he could swear to it.

ISAAC BARRON . I know it by a black mark on the head.

ANDERSON’s Defence. He pulled me about in an indecent manner, and gave me the money.

EVANS’s Defence. I was speaking to this woman; she turned down a court with the prosecutros; I heard a cry of Stop thief! and she had just got up to me, when he took her - I followed them to the watch-house, from curiosity, and was detained.

ANDERSON - GUILTY . Aged 24.

Transported for Seven Years .

EVANS - GUILTY . Aged 42.

Transported for life .

Second Middlesex Jury, before W. Arabin, Esq.

Tony Beale on 8th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 Granted 1827.
Mary Anderson 29 bond per ship Mary (3) granted to marry George Gamble 29 free per ship Batavia . Rev J E Keane Bathurst

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
No; 34.
Height; 4 ft. 10 3/4 in
Complexion; Pale, pock pitted and freckled
Hair; Brown to red.
Eyes; Hazel
Remarks; ONE CHILD Sarah 7 years to. Husband dead 4 or 7 years

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 8th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation

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