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Mary Burgess

Mary Burgess, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Burgess
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Friends
Departure date: April, 1811
Arrival date: 29th September, 1811
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 39 (21)
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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Ron Garbutt on 17th March, 2020 wrote:

Mary Burgess
Convicted: Surrey Quarter Sessions, Guildford, 10 July 1810
Crime: Larceny
Age: about 35
Sentence: 7 years

Mary, wife of James Burgess, labourer of Dorking, was charged on 19 May 1810 of stealing a capon from the farmyard of William Jordan at Charlwood. One of the witnesses who appeared for her was James Burgess, of Old Gaol Garden, Horsham, a tanner and broom-maker, possibly her father-in-law. She was held in the Guildford House of Correction.

Surrey Quarter Sessions 1780-1820, Surrey History Trust, QS2/6/1810/MID/69


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 17th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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