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Mary Burnett

Mary Burnett, one of 119 convicts transported on the William Pitt, July 1805

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Burnett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1775
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Pitt
Departure date: July, 1805
Arrival date: 11th April, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 366
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

D Wong on 27th January, 2014 wrote:

Mary Burnett nee Beasley was 29 years old when convicted of stealing a cotton gown 7s., a petticoat 2s., a cloak 3s., a candlestick 2s., and several other items, the goods of James Price.

Mary was married to Benjamin Burnett in London.

9/2/1807: Married Richard Newham (Glatton 1803) and had 7 children.

No date of death found.

Denis Pember on 1st October, 2015 wrote:

Richard Newham of the parish of St John Parramatta and Mary Burnet of ditto were married in this church by banns this ninth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven by me Henry Fulton
Richard and Mary both signed the register
in the presence of Richard Martin and Mary Wade who also both signed the register.

Denis Pember on 1st October, 2015 wrote:

Baxter, Carol; Muster of New South Wales 1825:
Newham, Richard, conditional pardon, Glatton, 1801, 14 years, landholder Parramatta
Newham, William, 18 born in the colony, child of above
Newham, Sarah, 14, born in the colony, child of above
Newham, Eliza, 12, born in the colony, child of above
Newham, Thomas, 10 born in the colony, child of above
Newham, Henry, 5, born in the colony, child of above
Burnett, Mary, free by servitude, Wm. Pitt, 1816, 7 yearw, wife of Rd. Newham, Parramatta.

Denis Pember on 1st October, 2015 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref N0203] Newham, Richard, 70, free by servitude, Glatton, 1801, 14 years, labourer, Prospect
Newham, Mary, 58, free by servitude, Wm Pitt, 1807, 7 years
Newham, William, 21, born in the colony
Newham, Thomas, 13, born in the colony
Newham, Henry, 8, born in the colony

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1775 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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