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Mary Atkinson, one of 151 convicts transported on the Lady Juliana, June 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th September, 1820
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 17 (10)
||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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Denis Pember on 22nd September, 2015 wrote:
Mary Atkinson, was seen to be carrying something under her cloak as she left a Leicester Square drapery shop, on 8 January 1787. When challenged she produced 4 yards of printed cotton which however, did not belong to the shop. When enquiries were made about where the material had come from, she ran off but was later apprehended.
Tried at the Old Bailey, she was found guilty os stealing the cloth and sentenced to death.
On 23 May 1787 she was reprieved to transportation for 7 years.
In the colony, she used the surname Goulding.
On 19 December 1790 she married the First Fleet convict William Hubbard. They moved to a land grant at Hawkesbury and by 1806 had 4 children.
Between 1816 and 1820 the family moved to Sydney and William became a constable.
Mary died in 1820.
Convict Changes History
Denis Pember on 22nd September, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Mary Goulding, date of birth: 1767 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th September, 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime