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Mary Cully, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Bristol (City) Session of Peace Oyer Terminer and Gaol Delivery
30th December, 1830
9th May, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 181 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). 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 25th May, 2016 wrote:
Mary Cully was convicted at Bristol City for stealing from her employer - money. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘America’ arriving May 1831.
Single woman; aged 20 yrs; housemaid.
Native place - Tipperary, Ireland.
Assignments of service in Colony.
Appears to have been assigned to Mr. John Griffiths who later became her husband.
Several notes of misconduct & time at the Female House of Correction, Launceston.
Ticket of Leave 22 Dec 1842.
Conditional Pardon no. 413 in 1844.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275)), date