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Mary Ann Darke
Mary Ann Darke, one of 133 convicts transported on the Nautilus, 25 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Mary Ann Darke
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th January, 1840
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Worcester City Quarter Session
25th April, 1838
29th August, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 131 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 267 (135). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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 12th October, 2016 wrote:
Mary Ann DARKE was convicted at Worcester City on 16 Oct 1837 for stealing a gown and hat. Gaol Report: bad character, sullen disposition, connections poor, but honest. Several other charges against her. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Nautilus’ arriving 1 Sept 1838.
Died 7 Jan 1840. (Ref: Convict Conduct Record)
Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 wrote:
Trade; Nurse Maid
Height; 4 ft 9 in
Age; 17 years
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 267 (135). Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 267 (
Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), occupation