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Maria Christian

Maria Christian, one of 73 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 31 August 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Christian
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 13th January, 1895
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Salop Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 31st August, 1826
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 71 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 60
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

Heather Bester (nee rowarth) on 30th October, 2012 wrote:

Free certificate no. 176 October, 1832.
Married Samuel Barby, Convict no 685, Parish of St. John’s Launceston, Tas., 8th May 1830
Assigned with Samuel to Thomas and Eliza Thomson of Rosetta “Paterson’s Plains”
Died 13th Jan., 1895, buried Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Convict Changes History

Heather Bester (nee rowarth) on 30th October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1809, date of death 13th January, 1895, crime

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