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Matty Beck

Matty Beck, one of 118 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 23 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matty Beck
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Nursery housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Barbadoes Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 23rd September, 1835
Arrival date: 7th February, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 168
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 116
Name; Matty Beck
Age; 25
Reads, Protestant, Single
Native Place; Barbados
Trade or calling; Nurse maid, cook and Laundress
Trial where & Date; Receiving stolen goods - 9 June 1835
Height; 4 ft. 11 1/4 in
Eyes; Black
Hair; Black & woolley
Completion; Black
Remarks; Woman of Colour.
Lost several front upper teeth. nose broad

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 wrote:

Ticket of Leave; 41/1331
Certificate of Freedom; 42/836

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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