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Mary Dawson, one of 120 convicts transported on the Kains, 05 July 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Berwick Upon Tweed (Borough) Court of Gaol delivery
5th July, 1830
11th March, 1831
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 119 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 435 (220).
NSW Australia Convict Indents 1788-1842
||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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Madhavi on 11th July, 2021 wrote:
Convicted for the murder of her husband.
Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2021 wrote:
Last week a coroner’s jury in Berwick, which sat on the body of John Murray, who died there recently, in consequence of a stroke he had received on the head with an iron coal rake, on the 21th of December last, brought verdict of wilful murder against Mary Dawson, a woman with whom Murray had cohabited.— Caledonian Mercury
Globe, 15 Feb 1830
Convict Changes History
Madhavi on 11th July, 2021 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 435 (220).
NSW Australia Convict Indents 1788-1842 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page N