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Mary Crompton, one of 165 convicts transported on the New Grove, 30 October 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 456. Tasmanian Archives
||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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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.
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