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Mary Ann Clark

Mary Ann Clark, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th March, 1874
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 94
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

Ron Garbutt on 31st December, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 31 December 2020), May 1837, trial of MARY ANN CLARK (t18370508-1184).

MARY ANN CLARK, Theft > simple larceny, 8th May 1837.
1184. MARY ANN CLARK was indicted for stealing, on the 17th of April, 1 pair of ear-rings, value 14s., the goods of William Thomas Henry Usherwood; to which she pleaded.

GUILTY . Aged 21.— Transported for Seven Years.

Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 30th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th March, 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Ron Garbutt on 30th December, 2020 made the following changes:


Ron Garbutt on 31st December, 2020 made the following changes:


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