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Mary Ann Broadbent

Mary Ann Broadbent, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Broadbent
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1st May, 1868
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
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes at Liverpool
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 127 (66)
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

Norma Watt on 29th December, 2012 wrote:

Convicted of stealing 7/- on 7 Dec 1850
Millbank Prison 1851 census
Permission to marry James Young (free) 12 Sept 1855
Permission to marry James Howard Farrar 18 Mar 1856
Married James Howard Farrar 7/4/1856 Launceston
Died 1 May 1868 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Vic of mental distress, 2 months, paralysis 2 days

Convict Changes History

Norma Watt on 29th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1st May, 1868, gender, occupation, crime

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