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Mary Dunning

Mary Dunning, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Dunning
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1811
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 327 (163)
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

Ann Marie Gould on 3rd April, 2020 wrote:

married Sergeant William Leviston

Ann Marie Gould on 3rd April, 2020 wrote:

Mary and her two children died during a measles outbreak in a barracks in Sussex, England.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom,
No; 1 1252.
Mary Dunning. Tried Somerset G.D. 28 March 1801. Sentence; 7 years. Ship H.M. Glatton. Arrived; 1803.
When time expired; 28 March 1808. Date of Certificate 1 July 1813.
Description and remarks;
Native country; Somerset.
Trade; Servant.
Age; 50 years
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Complexion; Fair
Hair; Brown
Eyes: Dark
Apparently infirm

Name: Mary Dunning
Arrival Date: Mar 1803. Vessel: H M S Glatton
Province: New South Wales.
Place of Conviction: Taunton. Mar 1800. [Taunton is in Somerset Shire]

1816 - 7 years. Expired - Oct 1806. Soldiers Wife. In the colony
1818 - 7 years. Housekeeper. In the colony
1820 - 7 years. Expired. Married. In the colony
1821 - 7 years. Married. in the colony

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 3rd April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Ann Marie Gould on 3rd April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1811 (prev. 0000)

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