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Mary Bell

Mary Bill, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Bell
Aliases: Mary Bill, Mary Harfield
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 326. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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 15th January, 2013 wrote:

Mary Bell was convicted at Salop, Shropshire on 11/03/1801. 7yr sentence (crime not recorded in convict record). Transported to Sydney, NSW on the ‘Glatton’. Served time in NSW 1803-1807 then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land.

Married James Harfield 07/03/1807 Hobart.

1811-1819 Musters: Hobart

Clear conduct record.

11/03/1808: Free by servitude.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, surname Bell (prev. Bill), alias1, alias2, gender

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