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Mary Crawthorne

Mary Crawthorne, one of 97 convicts transported on the Britannia, January 1798

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Crawthorne
Aliases: Mary Cawthorne
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1766
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: January, 1798
Arrival date: 18th July, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 239 (120)
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 21st September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Mary Crawthorne
Age: 30   Estimated Birth Year: abt 1766
Date of conviction: 14 Sep 1796 - Middlesex
Vessel: Britannia. 18 Jul 1798
Old Bailey On-Line.

506. MARY CAWTHORNE was indicted for feloniously stealing a linen counterpane, value 2s. the property of William Stabler . A tea-chest, value 5s. a tea-cannister, value 10d. a mahogany tea-chest, value 3s. and a muslin handkerchief, value 12d. the property of James Dunn , August the 14th .

1825 - New South Wales & Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, New South Wales. General muster 1825
F. S. WIFE of Wm. Field, Wilberforce
1828 - Cencus. No; 783. Age 60. F.S. Protestant. Landholder. Wilberforce

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st September, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Mary Cawthorne, date of birth: 1766 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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