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Mary Best, one of 170 convicts transported on the Sea Queen, 08 May 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 63 (33)
||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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mckenzie on 16th March, 2016 wrote:
Fromt he port in hobart she was straight away transported to the Cascade Female Factory
Iris Dunne on 19th December, 2019 wrote:
Conduct Record: aged 29, Trade Housemaid, convicted 6 Dec. 1845, Transported for Larceny from the Person, thrice times imprisoned for Vagrancy, Married, Stated this offence Stealing 2 pounds from the Person being disorderly thrice, Cert of Freedom 23.10.61 (or 67)
Indents: Native Place Leeds
Marriage Permission date 2 July 1850 to Henry Jeffs (convict on ship David Malcolm 1845)
Health & Welfare Records 1876
Also known as Mary Wood
Mick Jeffs on 9th April, 2021 wrote:
Marriage Permission date 2 July 1850 to Mary Best (convict on ship Sea Queen)
Convict Changes History
mckenzie on 16th March, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime
Iris Dunne on 19th December, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 63 (33) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 63 (33)), alias1: