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Mary Bosworth

Mary Bosworth, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Bosworth
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
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: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 4th May, 1833
Arrival date: 5th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 90
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

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 wrote:

12/1/1833 Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:
Mary Bosworth, (an old offender,) for stealing 3l. from the person of Samuel Taylor, at Wolverhampton, 7 years.

Mary Bosworth was 27 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Shropshire.

Occupation: Barmaid.

Mary could read, was protestant, married, was 4’10¼” tall, fair pale complexion, pock pitted, dark brown hair, brown eyes, scar over right eyebrow, mole on right chest, JB on upper left arm.

19/8/1836: Permission to marry James Marsh (Norfolk) he was 25 and on bond - Mary was 30 and on bond; married.
No registration on the NSW BDM.

22/8/1840: COF

23/5/1862: Empire, Sydney:
Monday, May 19th. Before G. Langley and J. Neale,
Mary Bosworth, for being drunk, was discharged.
The same defendant was then charged with stealing a one pound note from one Denis Murphy ; remanded till next day.—Tuesday, May 20th, Before G. Langley and
J. Neale, Esqrs. Mary Bosworth, on remand, for stealing a one pound note, was discharged, the prosecutor not appearing, and a witness for the prisoner stated that
she had seen the plaintiff (on the day on which the alleged the robbery took place) drunk, laying by a fence, some 80 yards away from the prisoner’s residence.

No marriage or date of death found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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