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Mary Bosworth, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833
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 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 90
||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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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.
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.
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