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Mary Baker

Mary Baker, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th December, 1839
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Norfolk, King's Lynn Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 31 (17.) Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-2,266,65,L,80
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2012 wrote:

Mary Baker was convicted of stealing money at Kings Lynn, Norfolk on 22 Oct 1838 - 7 yr Transportation sentence.
Gaol Report: Very bad, but had abandoned prostitution.
Surgeon’s Report: sick the whole voyage.

To hospital upton arrival atHobart, Van Diemen’s Land.
Died at H.M. Colonial Hospital 09/12/1839.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of death 9th December, 1839, gender, crime

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