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Mary Broom

Mary Broom, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Broom
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon Exeter City Gaol Delivery and Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 326
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

Anonymous on 11th March, 2012 wrote:

Did Mary Broom escape on a ship from Botany Bay and cross the Coral Seas?

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 wrote:

https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2p56  and following pages.
List of female convicts from Morely (3),  Master, Brown, in 1820, who landed at Hobart, not Sydney.

Mary Broom, Convicted at Devon (Exeter City) G.D. and Q.S., 18 Oct 1819, 14 years.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th July, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of St David’s,  Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham Year 1822
No; 604
Name;  Mary Broom  
When Died; 1822, 3 Sept
When buried; 1822, 7 Sept
Age; 42 years [1780]
Ship’s Name; Morley
Quality or profession. Convict.
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; R Knopwood

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1780 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1822 (prev. 0000)

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