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Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 wrote:
The Mary departed Calcutta 17th March and arrived Port Jackson on 4th June 1836, bringing 14,000 bushels of wheat and fifteen prisoners of the Crown.
The convicts had all formerly been soldiers and most were originally from Ireland although Walter Boyce and John Elliott were from England.
Private Walter Boyes, no regiment provided
tried at Meerut, offence, sodomy, for life, never before convicted, can read, single, labourer, 25 yrs, 5’9’‘, fair, dark brown, good.
Report from the Gaoler at Calcutta, March 1836.
“This man is convicted of a most revolting and unnatural offence, he was however, never brought to my notice for bad conduct”.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/india-mary.html (prev. ), firstname: Walter, surname: Boyes, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cri