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Martha Busby

Martha Busby, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martha Busby
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 Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John Renwick
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 27th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts

References

Primary source: Berrows Worcester Journal - 21st July 1836 Jacksons Oxford journal - 11 June 1836 Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette - 14 April 1838
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

Linda King on 7th March, 2015 wrote:

She was convicted of stealing a £30 Bank post bill and a £100 Bank note from the Crown Inn, Bicester, Oxfordshire, where, for some years she had been employed as a charwoman.

Convict Changes History

Linda King on 7th March, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Berrows Worcester Journal - 21st July 1836 Jacksons Oxford journal - 11 June 1836 Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette - 14 April 1838 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 262), cr

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