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Mary Davis

Mary Davis, one of 119 convicts transported on the William Pitt, July 1805

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 64 years

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: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Pitt
Departure date: July, 1805
Arrival date: 11th April, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 366
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

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

MARY DAVIS and SARAH HALL were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 6th of November 1804, a cap, value 3 s. 6 d. and thirty-six yards of ribbon, value 1 l. 2 s. the property of Mary-Ann Russell , privately in her shop.
Old Bailey Transcripts: t18041205-49.

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

In the colony, Mary married David Greville (Convict. Fortune, 1806). They married in 1810; V1810917 3A/1810 St Philip’s Church, Sydney.
They had one son, William Charles Greville, born 1808.

1822 Census: Greville, David, free by servitude, Fortune, 7 years, schoolmaster, Sydney.
Greville, William, 16, born in the colony, son of D. Greville, Sydney.
Davis, Mary, free by servitude, William Pitt, 7 years, wfe of D. Greville, Sydney.

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 wrote:

sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref G1824] Greville, Mary, 50, free by servitude, Wm. Pitt, 1806, 7 years.
[Ref 1823] Greville, David, 77, free by servitude, Fortune, 1806, 7 years, Protestant, schoolmaster, Elizabeth street Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 16th November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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