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Mary Crompton

Mary Crompton, one of 165 convicts transported on the New Grove, 30 October 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Crompton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: New Grove
Departure date: 30th October, 1834
Arrival date: 27th March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 456. Tasmanian 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

Nell Murphy on 13th April, 2019 wrote:

Mary CROMPTON was convicted at Lancaster 7 July 1834 for stealing from the person. Co convicted with William Welch & John Cook, who have already been transported. 4 previous convictions for vagrancy.  14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Austraia per the ship “New Grove” arriving 27 March 1835.

Single woman.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to various work services, but several notes of misconduct and being absent.
23 Nov 1841: Ticket of Leave granted.
20 Nov 1841: 3 mths imprisonment, with hard labour, at the House of Correction, Launceston.

Noted on her record, but not dated: “Dead”.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th April, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 456. Tasmanian Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 456), gender: f, crime

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