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Mary Buckley

Mary Buckley, one of 126 convicts transported on the Maria, 15 May 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Buckley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th January, 1786
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 6th April, 1853
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maria
Departure date: 15th May, 1818
Arrival date: 7th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 126 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 25
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

Michelle on 3rd May, 2017 wrote:

Married to James Buckley who arrived on “Morley” 1818. Mary also arrived with 4 of their children. She was assigned to the Parramatta Factory. Maiden name is Hitchen.

Marilyn Myers on 22nd February, 2018 wrote:

Baptism: Mary Daughter of David Hitchin (sic) & Mary his wife born January 15 1786 was baptised by me February 26 1786. Signed: Henry Simpson. Ref: Piece 2019: Warley, Halifax (Independent), 1748-1837, Ancestry.com

Convict Changes History

Michelle on 3rd May, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 27th February, 1786 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th April, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Marilyn Myers on 22nd February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 15th January, 1786 (prev. 27th February, 1786)

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