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Mary Ann Charles

Mary Ann Charles, one of 100 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 07 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Charles
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: 29th January, 1840
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 6th January, 1829
Arrival date: 9th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 504
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

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1829 From Falmouth England Married protestant who could read and write. Convicted 1/9/1828 5’ 5 1/4” dark Ruddy complexion dark brown hair and hazel eyes. Assigned to Marjorie ..... Sydney. Note died within Parramatta Hospital 29/1/1840

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834 New South Wales Convicts arrived
1828-1832 Was assigned to Major D’Arcy (not Marjorie….)

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Mary Ann Charles
Entrance and Description Book Sydney 1834-1838
3/3/1833 1 month 3rd class at the factory
17/5/1833 2 months 3rd class at the factory
6/10/1834 Received 4 months at the Factory 3rd class . Listed as a dressmaker.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th January, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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