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Mary Ann Brodie

Mary Ann Brodie, one of 207 convicts transported on the St Vincent, 13 December 1849

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Brodie
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 17th March, 1860
Age: 31 years

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: Faculige (felony/false pretences)
Convicted at: Wiltshire. Devizes Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: St Vincent
Departure date: 13th December, 1849
Arrival date: 4th April, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 206 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 132. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 27th September, 2018 wrote:

Mary Ann BRODIE was convicted at Wiltshire, England on 2 Jan 1849 for obtaining goods by false pretence - bread and cheese. Previously served 6 weeks for stealing a watch. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘St. Vincent’ arriving 4 April 1850. Ship surgeon’s report: “very good”.

Aged 20 yrs; single woman; housemaid; 5’3”; fresh complexion; light brown hair; light Hazel eyes; Protestant; can read & write.
Father: James
Mother: Caroline
Sisters: Jane, Eliza, Ellen & Sarah

Colony of VDL:
to service work upon arrival

14 Oct 1851: Application for permission to marry - Mary Ann BRODIE (St. Vincent) to William DAVIS (Sir Charles Forbes). Approved.

10 Nov 1851: Married William DAVIS at St. George’s Church Hobart. Mary Ann aged 22 yrs, William aged 39 yrs, gardener. (ref. noted on her Conduct Record & 37/1/10 no. 336)

13 March 1855: Conditional Pardon approved.

17 Oct 1855: Birth of female child DAVIS, at Hobart. Mother - Mary Ann BRODIE.  Father - William DAVIS, gardener. (ref. 33/1/6 no. 624)

DEATH:
17 March 1860 - Mary Ann DAVIS, born England, aged 32 yrs, inflamation of the womb. Spouse - William DAVIS, gardener, Hobart. (ref. 35/1/6 no. 2032.)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 27th September, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 132. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 13

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