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Mary Connor

Mary Connor, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Connor
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 26th January, 1841
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Doctors Log held at the UK National Archives
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

Ken Gamston on 18th November, 2014 wrote:

Died of consumption at sea,  Was sick on boarding the convict ship much to the dismay of the Doctor who was critical of the care she had rec’d and he did all he could to save her.  Buried at Sea at midnight in a still sea, witnessed by the crew and convicts

Convict Changes History

Ken Gamston on 18th November, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Doctors Log held at the UK National Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 140), date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th January, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: f,

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