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Mary Atkins

Mary Atkins, one of 327 convicts transported on the Indefatigable and Minstrel, 09 May 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Atkins
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd June, 1830
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Indefatigable and Minstrel
Departure date: 9th May, 1812
Arrival date: 19th October, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales [Minstrel] and Van Diemen's Land [Indefatigable]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 70
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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Community Contributions

Helen Reichenbach on 11th August, 2014 wrote:

Mary Atkins married James Burn 8 Mar 1813, st Matthews Windsor NSW.
She died 8 Jun 1830, Castlereagh, buried old Castlereagh cemetery NSW.
She registered on several musters and the 1828 census at Windsor.  She had one daughter, Mary Burn.

Wayne on 17th March, 2017 wrote:

Died Castlereagh ST Sydney

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 wrote:

1820 - New South Wales, Census and Population Books, 1811-1825
Name: Mary Atkins
Residence Year: 1820
Residence: Castlereagh and Evans, New South Wales, Australia
Arrival Ship: Minstrel - 1812
Record Type: Population Book
Title: Castlereagh and Evan Population Book, 1820
Married to J Burn
1828 - 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
James Burn. Age 55. F.S Hercules. 1802. 7 years. Farmer. Nepean. Protestant
Mary Burn. Age 35. F.S Minstral. 1813. 7 years. Farmer. Nepean. Protestant
Mary Burn. Age 13. Born Colony.
Terrance Wallace. Age 30. G.S. Henry Porcher. 1825. Laborer. Nepean. Catholic
1830 - Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Mary Atkins. Death Date: 1830. Death Place:New South Wales
Registration Year: 1830. Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales. Volume Number: V18309090 2C
1835 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 Name: Mary Atkins
Estimated birth year: abt 1795
Age: 35. Date of Death: 3 Jun 1830. District: Castlereagh

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 9th June, 1830 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 11th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 8th June, 1830 (prev. 9th June, 1830)

Wayne on 17th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd June, 1830 (prev. 8th June, 1830)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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