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Mary Bond, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 61 (32)
||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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Phil Hands on 20th September, 2017 wrote:
Mary Bond (nee Sutton) was a widow, when at Wells, Somerset on 19th August 1786 she was charged with stealing a petticoat and other goods from her parents, sentenced to transportation for 7 years she was held on the prison hulk ‘Dunkirk’ (the only woman among nearly 350 male convicts) from 30th January 1787 to October 1789.
Left England on 19th January 1790.
Ship:- The Neptune was one of the three ships that made up the second fleet. She embarked her convicts in December 1789 and sailed from England on 19th January 1790. carrying 424 male convicts & 78 female convicts, one Hundred and Fifty-Eight convicts died on the Neptune during the voyage to Port Jackson (147 male & 11 female). The three ships of the Second Fleet arrived at the Cape of Good Hope, in company, on 13th April 1790 following a passage of just 84 days from Portsmouth. The Neptune embarked an additional twelve convicts at the Cape of Good Hope (survivors of the Guardian ship wreck).
Arrived on 28th June 1790, 158 days after leaving England.
Convict Changes History
Phil Hands on 20th September, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: (nee Sutton), date of birth: 1756 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime