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Mary Condon, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 135 (69)
||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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Maureen Withey on 19th February, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 19 February 2020), September 1826, trial of MARY CONDON (t18260914-20).
MARY CONDON, Theft > grand larceny, 14th September 1826.
1331. MARY CONDON was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of July , 1 sheet, value 3s. , the goods of Margaret Baines and John Baines .
JOHN BAINES. I am in partnership with my mother, Margaret Baines - we are upholsterers , and live at the corner of St. Paul’s-church-yard . On the 19th of July the prisoner, who was a perfect stranger, passed through the shop from up stairs; I sent a clerk after her - he brought her back, and this sheet was produced.
WILLIAM MANNERS . I am in Mr. Baines’ service. I went after the prisoner, and asked what she had been up stairs for - she said she had been to speak to a woman, but could not tell me who; she had this sheet in her hand, under her cloak.
HANNAH LEWIS . I am the prosecutors’ servant. The prisoner was a stranger. This sheet was taken off a bed on the third floor.
HENRY FOX . I am in Mr. Baines’ service. I saw the prisoner at the door as I came out, and asked her business - she immediately stepped into the passage, and I went away.(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner. I was much in liquor.
GUILTY . Aged 43.
Transported for Seven Years .
Mary had 2 previous cases of theft brought against her in the Old Bailey. In each instance she said she was intoxicated.
Public Notice. Colonial Secretary’s Office, Sydney, July 25, 1831
THE undermentioned Female Prisoners of the Crown have obtained Tickets of Leave, in compliance with the Regulations of 17th March, 1829. for good conduct in the situations respectively stated, viz :—
County of Cumberland.
PARRAMATTA—Condon Mary, the wife of John, Princess Charlotte, in service ;
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes: