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Mary Dickinson

Mary Dickinson, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Dickinson
Aliases: Wood (alias), Simpson (alias), Dixon
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: York, Town of Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 280
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Louisa - 1827
Name; Mary Dickinson or Dixon or Wood or Simpson. Age; 22

Reads. Protestant, Married - no children
Native County;  York. Trade; Servant all work.
Offence; Robbing person
Trial; Hull - 12 July - 7 years - 2 previous
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Complexion; Ruddy pock pitted
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel grey
Date of Certificate;
Assigned; James Underwood, Sydney
Additional Remarks; HUSBAND: convicted as George Dixon in July

Maureen Withey on 3rd February, 2021 wrote:

Louisa,  Surgeon’s Journal.
ADM 101/45/6/11827

Folios 9-13: case no 7, Mary Dickinson, aged 21, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, fever (synochus), felt unwell for three days past with loss of appetite, a sensation of cold water running down the spine, general chilliness, complaints of pain of forehead, vertigo, severe pain in the loins; put on sick list 1 September 1827, discharged 26 September 1827 cured.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Wood (alias) (prev. Wood (Alias)), alias2: Simpson (alias) (prev. Simpson (Alias)), alias3: Dixon, date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 3rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: f

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