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Mary Ann Dunn

Mary Ann Dunn, one of 164 convicts transported on the Cadet, 04 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 4th September, 1847
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th December, 2013 wrote:

Mary Ann Dunn was convicted at Stafford for stealing money. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Cadet, arriving 1848.

unmarried, 1 child (Catherine Dunn) onboard with her. aged 25yrs; Hazel eyes; lt brown hair; 4’9 3/4”; Church of England; housemaid; reads. Native place - Staffordshire.

Child Catherine: admitted to Queens Orphan School, New Town on 06/01/1848.
Mother: Mary Ann Dunn per ‘Cadet’ 1.
Father: John Griffiths
Aged 10yrs
Discharged 19/02/1852 - to E.D. Walker, Perth, Tas. (most likely to employment)

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1822, gender, occupation, crime

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