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Mary Ann Carter

Mary Ann Carter, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lloyds, 23 July 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: Northumberland, Town of Newcastle upon Tyne Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lloyds
Departure date: 23rd July, 1845
Arrival date: 7th November, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 341 (172)
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

Edward Bear on 1st January, 2016 wrote:

Before the Mayour
David Rickaby and Mary Ann Carter appeared in custody
on a charge of felony. Mrs Jopling, Gringer Street stsated
that on 6th January she missed a watch which she had placed
in a drawer in the parlour of her house, and she then gave
information to the police. Patrick Traynor of Liddell
Street North Shields, Shopkeeper stated that on the 9th
inst, the female prisoner came into his shop and offered
a watch for sale. On making enquiries respecting the
owner she went to the door and called in the male
prisoner who said it was his watch. Having some suspicion
that the watch was stolen property, he desired them to
come back again when he would purchase the watch. The
prisoners having left the shop he lost no time in giving
information to the police, and on the return of the
prisoners they were taken into custody. The watch having
been submitted to the inspection of Mrs Jopling she
identified it as being her property. They were
committed for trial at the sessions.

charged with stealing a silver watch on the 6th January
the property of elizabeth Jopling. Mr Foote stated the
case. The prosecutrix is a widow residing in Grainger Street
in a tenemented house. She occupied two rooms the doors of
which opened on the same stair head. Some person had
entered one of the rooms and carried off the property.
The prisoners offered to sell the watch to Patrick
Trainer of North Shields but his suspicions were
excited and they were given into custody, The jury
found the prisoners guilty. Former convictions were
proved against both prisoners. Rickaby to be transported
10 years and Carter 7 years.

Convict Changes History

Edward Bear on 1st January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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