Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis, one of 120 convicts transported on the Kains, 05 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ellis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1837
Occupation: Cook/laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Kains
Departure date: 5th July, 1830
Arrival date: 11th March, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 439 (222)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Mary Ellis was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Mary Ellis?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Susan Broccoli on 19th November, 2012 wrote:

Mary Ellis, age 37 (1830) Widow, Native of Northampton, Cook & Housemaid, 4ft 8 3/4 ins, Sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

Stealing a mug. Tried at Middlesex Gaol Delivery, Sentenced to 7 years on 15 April 1830.

To New South Wales, Arrived 11 March 1831 on the KAINS - Master of Ship - William Lushington Goodwin.

Convict Changes History

Susan Broccoli on 19th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1837, gender, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au