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Martha Chubb

Martha Chubb, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martha Chubb
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Bristol Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 4th May, 1833
Arrival date: 5th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 85 (44)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Buffalo - 1833
No; 460 - 33. Indent No; 1.
Name; Martha Chubb

Read & writes. Single,
Native County;
Trade; Laundress & house maid
Offence; Picking pockets
Trial; 31 Dec 1832
Age; 19
Height; 5 ft. 2 1/2.
Complexion; Fair Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Additional Remarks; Brother; Thomas Chubb. 1833

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th January, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Name; Martha Chubb
Age; 19
Notes; Of a plethoric habit, complains of pain in the chest of the left side, headache ….
Disease; Pyrexia

D Wong on 19th January, 2021 wrote:

27/12/1833: Permission to marry John McNamara (Eliza 5) - John was 21 and had a TOL - Martha was 19 and on Bond.

30/7/1834: Permission to marry James Hurley (Minerva 1819) - James was 38 and had a TOL - Martha 20 and on Bond.

1834: Married James Hurley at the Church of England, Cobbity/Narellen.  Martha listed as CHURB.

1/8/1840: TOL Penrith
17/10/1846: TOL Sydney - Allowed to remain in the District of Sydney on recommendation of the Penrith Bench.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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