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Mary Ann Fobister
Mary Ann Fobister, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Mary Ann Fobister
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 540
||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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Nell Murphy on 24th May, 2016 wrote:
Mary Ann Fobester was convicted at Suffolk on 18 Jan 1830, together with her husband Thomas Fobester for cutting silk thread on a loom. Previous conviction for stealing. Mary Ann received a 14 yr sentence and was transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘America’arriving 1831.
Married woman, lived with husband Thomas.
Protestant; house servant, can wash. Aged 35yrs.
Native place: Dublin, Ireland.
Assignment in Colony.
House of Correction. Several notes of misconduct on Record.
Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 wrote:
Tasmanian Conduct Record.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 24th May, 2016 made the following changes:
voyage, alias1: Fobester, alias2: Fobster, date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime