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Mary Ann Darke

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Darke
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th January, 1840
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: Worcester City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 267 (135). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

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.

Single woman.

Died 7 Jan 1840. (Ref: Convict Conduct Record)

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 (

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