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Mary Barratt, one of 113 convicts transported on the Platina, 22 April 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th August, 1879
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 39 (21)
||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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D Wong on 3rd January, 2020 wrote:
**Transported as Mary Dodd on the ‘Sir Charles Forbes’ 1827**
Mary Dodd was listed as 17 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wellington.
Transported for ‘Stealing wearing apparel’.
Mary was single, a nursery maid, 5’1½” tall, brown hair, dark grey eyes.
24/3/1831: Married Joseph Barrett at Launceston, and had 2 children.
20/2/1833: Ann (both listed as Barratt).
Joseph had become a land owner in Launceston and Mary later went back to England. She was then again transported to VDL per ‘Platina’ 1837, for ‘Stealing Potatoes’.
Joseph died 28/3/1865.
Son Abraham later became Mayor of Launceston in 1864.
17/8/1879: Mary Died at New Town Pauper Est. of bronchitis.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd January, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th August, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime