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Mary Cunningham

Mary Cunningham, one of 133 convicts transported on the Nautilus, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Cunningham
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Plain cook, house servant
Date of Death: 1843
Age: 31 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 10 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Leicester Quarter Sess.
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Nautilus
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 29th August, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 131 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 267 (135)
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 28th March, 2022 wrote:

1838 - Indent No; 348. Trial; 1 January 1838.
Transported for “Stealing from the person”
Status; Married - 4 Children
12 months on the Town
Age; 26 years

1841 - Convict Muster. No; 348. How Appropriated; Gaol, New Norfolk.
Noted against name; Died; 4 August 1843

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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