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Lucy Cheney

Lucy Cheney, one of 143 convicts transported on the Mary Anne, 16 July 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lucy Cheney
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Theft of bacon
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 16th July, 1839
Arrival date: 10th November, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 144 other convicts

References

Primary source: Certificate of Freedom. Description : All Records Source Information Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 [database on-line].
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 Paul on 20th September, 2017 wrote:

Christening: Sept 10th 1820 REG No 38 Lucy Daughter of James and Bridget Cheney from Britwell Salome he was a labourer. Andrew Price was rector.

Tony Paul on 20th September, 2017 wrote:

On Thursday last Lucy Cheney was committed to our county gaol by J.W.Fane Esq. charged with having stolen about 2 lbs of bacon, the property of Wm. Lloyd of Britwell.

Tony Paul on 20th September, 2017 wrote:

No 46/1899 on 5 Dec 1846
Prisoner’s Number 513/39; Name Lucy Cheney; Ship May Anne; Master Hillman; Year 1839; Native place Oxfordshire; Trade House Maid; Offence Stealing Bacon; Trial Oxford Ass.; Sentence 7 years year of birth 1822 - so 17 when jailed.
Height 5ft 2 3/4 inches. Complexion fair, Hair Brown and Eyes Hazel.

Certificate of Freedom 5 Dec 1846.
General: Red spot on right eye, small scar top of left side of forehead. Mark of a burn on left elbow and lower part of arm. Scar inside left wrist. Third finger of left hand constricted by being burnt. Wife of William Piggott Royal Saxon married free.

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 28 February 1839

Convict Changes History

Tony Paul on 20th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Source Citation Oxfordshire Family History Society; Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; Anglican Parish Registers; Reference Number: BOD42_b_6 Description Year Range : 1813 - 1915 (on Ancestry) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91,

Tony Paul on 20th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Oxford Assizes 16 Feb 1839 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 67 (35)), crime

Tony Paul on 20th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Certificate of Freedom. Description : All Records Source Information Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 [database on-line]. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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