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Mary Doyle

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Doyle
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1775
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 29th November, 1801
Arrival date: 7th July, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Ronald Bastian on 26th November, 2013 wrote:

Family connection for this convict at: http://www.ronaldbastian.zoomshare.com
(Mary Doyle page in menu)

D Wong on 26th November, 2013 wrote:

Arrived with daughter, Mary Doyle, who was placed in an orphanage until she turned 18.

14/4/1819: Colonial Secretary:
Mary Doyle at Female Orphan Institution: No longer entitled to aid of Institution and to be placed in mother’s care.

Mary Doyle either never married or married 3 times to David Spencer, Edward Griffin and Edward Banks. She outlived all of them.

Daughter Mary Doyle married Thomas Smith alias Smith-Whitehorn and she was the Grandmother of Amelia Smith Whitehorn who married Henry George Bastion in Sydney 1842.

Colonial Sec: (This is for the daughter)
SMITH, Mary. Came free with her mother; wife of Thomas Smith per “Grenada”, 1819; formerly Mary Doyle (which see also); of Kent Street

1823 Jun 30, Sep 30: On list of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 p.80)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8: On lists of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265i; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.6)

1824 May 3,5: Her letter objecting to having to pay for her husband as a mechanic referred to Major Ovens, Chief Engineer (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.79, 138)

1825 May 9: Petition to have her husband Thomas assigned to her without paying the weekly amount (Fiche 3252; 4/1875 p.212)

1830: Mary Doyle (the convict) died in 1830 and was buried on 22/11/1830 at St. John’s Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 27th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 26th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1775

D Wong on 26th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1830

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