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life span was 58 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2019 wrote:
Mary FIELDS was convicted at Cork, Ireland and transported to New South Wales, Australia 1827/28.
D Wong on 29th January, 2019 wrote:
Listed as Mary Field.
Mary was 50 years old on arrival.
Native place: Cork.
Married - 4 children - mother of Margaret Field, who was convicted along with her mother, arrived per ‘Elizabeth 1828’ Catherine arrived per ‘Brothers’ Elizabeth arrived per ‘Lady Rowena’ James arrived per ‘Godfrey Webster’
Mary had 2 previous convictions, was 4’10” tall, fair fresh complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes. scar left upper lip.
28/1/1830: Permission to marry William Sutherland (Henry) - he was 37 and free and she was 52 - Disallowed as she was still married.
(Could not find William Sutherland as a convict on the ‘Henry’ - perhaps a guard on the ‘Henry’ in 1823 or the female voyage in 1825).
1830: TOL Bathurst - Born Cork Co; Trade: Seempstress (Seamstress??).
1834: (NSW BDM) Married William Sutherland at Church of England, Bathurst.
1835: There is a death listed for Mary Sutherland died aged 60, no district given.
Maureen Withey on 4th August, 2020 wrote:
NSW 1828 census at Bathurst, at Neville Farm, in household of former convict, John Neville, (Indian, 1810) a farmer, and his family:
Mary Field, aged 50, G.S. per Elizabeth 1828, 7 years, protestant, house servant.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: http://members.iinet.net.au (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Fields, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime
D Wong on 29th January, 2019 made the following changes:
term: 7 years, source: http://members.iinet.net.au
Ancestry Convict Indents. (prev. http://members.iinet.net.au), surname: Field (prev. Fields), alias1: Fields, date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), occupation, c