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Mary Dodd, one of 73 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 31 August 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th August, 1879
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 60
||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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Judith Wood on 27th October, 2014 wrote:
Married Joseph Barrett 24 March 1831 at Launceston. Died at New Town Pauper Est. of bronchitis.
D Wong on 3rd January, 2020 wrote:
Mary Dodd was listed as 17 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wellington.
Transported for ‘Stealing wearing apparel’.
Mary was single, a nursery maid, 5’1½” tall, brown hair, dark grey eyes.
24/3/1831: Married Joseph Barrett at Launceston, and had 2 children.
20/2/1833: Ann (both listed as Barratt).
Joseph had become a land owner in Launceston and Mary later went back to England. She was then again transported to VDL per ‘Platina’ 1837, for ‘Stealing Potatoes’.
Joseph died 28/3/1865.
Son Abraham later became Mayor of Launceston in 1864.
Convict Changes History
Judith Wood on 27th October, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th August, 1879 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
D Wong on 3rd January, 2020 made the following changes: