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Mary Brown

Mary Brown, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Brown
Aliases: Mary Adlam
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 1844
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.rahs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Convict-Women-in-the-Female-Factories-of-New-South-Wales.pdf Register of Moreton Bay Convicts, Description Register: Line 42, Letter page A1 Entry # 39 Register of Moreton Bay Convicts, Chronological Register: Mary Brown Line 1668: Page Seq: 8 , Page 68, No: 558: Mary Brown.
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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Deborah MacNaughton on 25th May, 2016 wrote:

Mary Adlam (Nee Brown) of London. Age 26, Height 5’ ½ “, Fresh conplexion, Auburn hair, Hazel eyes, Protestant.
Original Conviction: 
Where: Middx G.D.    When: 14 September 1826

Married Robert Adlam on 13 May, 1828 at St John’s Church Parramatta. Married by the Reverend Samuel Marsden.
Convicted of colonial crime of receiving stolen goods in 1830. Sentenced to 14 years in Moreton Bay Female Factory.
Sentenced sentenced to a term in the Third Class at the Parramatta Factory in 1842. She brought her 7 year old daughter with her, as her husband was also an assigned convict. When Mary’s sentence in the Factory was completed, she was reassigned to the Manning River, and her daughter was transferred to the Female Orphan School. Three years later, following Mary’s death, Robert Adlam had a ticket of leave and was able to retrieve his daughter.

Convict Changes History

Deborah MacNaughton on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:

source: http://www.rahs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Convict-Women-in-the-Female-Factories-of-New-South-Wales.pdf Register of Moreton Bay Convicts, Description Register: Line 42, Letter page A1 Entry # 39 Register of Moreton Bay Convicts, Chron

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