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Mary Burke

Mary Burke, one of 131 convicts transported on the Indispensible, October 1795

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Burke
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Indispensible
Departure date: October, 1795
Arrival date: 30th April, 1796
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 131 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 205 (103)
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 18th January, 2020 wrote:

Details for the ship Indispensable (1796)
Ship Name: Indispensable
Rig Type: S.
Built:
Build Year: 1791
Size (tons): 351
Voyage Details
Master: Wilkinson
Surgeon:
Sailed: October 1795
From: England
Arrived: 30 April 1796
Port: PJ
Route: Rio
Days Travel:
Convicts Landed: 0 males & 131 female convicts
Notes: HO records list the ship name as Indispensible

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

Abt.1777

No source found.

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

16 Jul 1794. Trial and sentence. Middlesex Gaol Delivery.
Sentenced to transportation for 7 years

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

Sources for Trial and sentence.

Detail
Class: HO 11; Piece: 1
Source Information
Title
Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Author
Ancestry.com

Detail
State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 205 (103)
Source Information
Title
Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

Oct 1795. Departure aboard convict ship Indispensible.

The Historical Records of NSW record the Indispensable departing Deptford on 22 October 1795. Other sources have a final departure date from England on 11 November 1795.

Sources.

State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 205 (103)
Source Information
Ancestry.com. Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
Original data:
Australia Convict Records Index, 1787-1867. State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. https://convictrecords.com.au/: accessed Sep 2017

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

30 Apr 1796. Arrival Port Jackson, New South Wales.

One hundred and thirty-one prisoners arrived in Port Jackson on 30 April 1796, two women having died on the voyage out. The Indispensable brought enough provisions for the women for nine months after arrival. The Indispensable also brought out an assortment of articles suitable of weaving into course cloth.

Sources.
Historical Records of NSW, Vol. III (Hunter)

Detail
State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 205 (103)
Source Information
Title
Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 1st February, 2020 wrote:

05 Mar 1797. Marriage to Edward Riley (1760–1821.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Source.

Title
Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Author
Ancestry.com

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