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Mary Brown

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: 17th December, 1868
Age: 79 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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 4th November, 1815
Arrival date: 4th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 84 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=8143
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st April, 2013 wrote:

Mary Brown was convicted at Dublin on 18/05/1814 (crime not recorded in Conduct Book). 7yr sentence.
Transported on the ‘Alexander’ to Sydney, arriving 04/04/1816. Transferred to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Kangaroo’ arriving 28/04/1816.

Assigned to Mr. Redman.
Several misconduct of drunk & disorderly.
08/06/1827 Ticket of Leave

17/12/1868 Died, at Hobart.  Inquest at Hobart 22/12/1868 - verdict, she died from the effects of burns after accidentally catching her clothes on fire at her home at Richmond. Taken to hospital Hobart on 06/12/1868 but lingered until the 17/12/1868 when she died.
Official report 08/08/1869.

Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 wrote:

Irish convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Mary Brown,  age 27, per Alexander II (1816), tried at Dublin City, 1815. 7 years. Trade, servant country. DOB, 1789.


Tasmanian Record.
Mary Brown Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-1$init=CON40-1-1p67
No 6. Mary Brown. Alexander 1816, Kangaroo 1816. Tried Dublin 18 May 1814, 7 years.
Ux Redman.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 17th December, 1868, gender, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), occupation

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