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Mary Ann Baldy

Mary Ann Baldry, one of 156 convicts transported on the Margaret, 24 December 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Baldy
Aliases: Mary Ann Baldry, Mary Ann Hanson
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 29th April, 1819
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1885
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Scotland, Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 5th February, 1843
Arrival date: 19th July, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 156 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 262
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

Iris Dunne on 3rd July, 2018 wrote:

From Susan Robinson: Name spelling Baldy, Police ID No.630, DOB:29th April, 1819,
“Mary Ann Baldy b 1819 Anstruther, Fifeshire , Scotland.  Applied to marry Peter Harrison (sic) July 1847 : Married one Peter HANSON August 24 : 1847 26th June Ticket Of Leave Obtained : 1847 Launceston : Child Mary Annah Crisp Humphrey Hanson born 1847 d 1888 Avoca aged 40 Child 2 Susannah Hanson b 1850 Launceston ( later Mrs Susan Joseph)” and “Mary Ann Baldy b 1819 Anstruther Fifeshire Scotland Married Peter Hanson ( miner) b 1820 Wingrove Buckinghamshire on 24th August 1847 in Launceston : Children Mary Annah Crisp , Christina Matilda , Sussannah + 3 more”

Iris Dunne on 3rd July, 2018 wrote:

Trial Date: 28 April 1842

Convict Changes History

Susan Robinson on 2nd July, 2018 made the following changes:

surname: Baldy (prev. Baldry), date of birth: 29th April, 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 3rd July, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: f

Iris Dunne on 3rd July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Mary Ann Baldry, alias2: Mary Ann Hanson

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