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Mary Eginton

Mary Eginton, one of 101 convicts transported on the Friendship, June 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Eginton
Aliases: Mary Eggington
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 19th February, 1879
Age: 91 years

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 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: June, 1817
Arrival date: 14th January, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 354
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

Denis Pember on 25th February, 2016 wrote:

n the colony, Mary married James Smiles (Convict, Baring, 1815) on April 20th 1818 at Liverpool.
They had 5 children between 1818 and 1826.

Denis Pember on 25th February, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 349…
[Ref S1919] Smiles, James, 40, TL, Baring, 1815, Life, Tenant at Cabramatta. 100 acres, 40 cleared, 30 cultivated, 2 horses, 13 cattle.
# [Ref 1920] Smiles, Mary, 30, FS, Friendship, 1818, 7 years.
[Ref 1921] Smiles, Elizabeth, 9, born in colony.
[Ref 1922] Smiles, James, 6, born in colony.
[Ref 1923] Smiles, Mary Ann, 4, born in colony.
[Ref 1924] Smiles, Margaret, 2, born in colony.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 25th February, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Mary Eggington, date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th February, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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