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Mary Ann Curtis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Curtis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Needlewoman
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 19th July, 1847
Arrival date: 25th October, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 15 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 27th November, 2016 wrote:

Mary Ann CURTIS was convicted at Dublin City for stealing a cloak and basket. One previous offence. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Waverley’ 1847.

Aged 25yrs’ single; housemaid/needle woman; Roman Catholic; can read; 5’1 1/2”.
Native Place - Dublin
Mother - Catherine
Brother - Patrick

Assigned to the Anson hulk.
Clear conduct record.

14 Oct 1848: Application for Permission to Marry - to Jesse WALLIS (transported per Mt Stewart Elphinstone). Approved.

13 Nov 1848: Marriage to Jesse WALLIS (recorded as WALLACE) St. George’s Church, Hobart. Mary Ann aged 26yrs, spinster & Jesse aged 22yrs, servant. Ref. 37/1/7 no. 1772.

16 Aug 1849: William WALLACE born at Hobart. Father - Jesse Wallace. Mother - Mary Ann Curtis.

16 Jan 1854: Certificate of Freedom

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 27th November, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts (prev. ), firstname: Mary Ann, surname: Curtis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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