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Mary Ann Foster

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Foster
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex
Sentence term: Life
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Conduct Record
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 wrote:

Convict Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-3$init=CON40-1-3p184
87. Mary Ann Foster. Per America. Tried at Middlesex, 9 Dec 1830 – Life. Transported for Stealing from the Person. Gaol Report- Not known at Newgate before. Married. Stated this Offence- Stealing from the person, once for disorderly Conduct, 7 days.  I am not married. I lived with a man Wm. Thomas, 3 years, he came to the gaol to see me, he lives at Newton Street Holborn. Single. 4 years on the Town.
Many Conduct issues and punishments. 
Q. Sessions 14 March 1840 – 2 years.
March 2 1840 Feloniously stealing 9 promissory notes of the value of 20/- each and other monies the property of Jno. Payne. Fully Cmmd. For Trial.
T. of L. 19.5.43.
Recommd. For a Cond. Pardon 16.12.1845.
Approved 1846.
Appropriation Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON27-1-1$init=CON27-1-1p4
87. Mary Ann Foster, 23, Shoe binder, Assigned to Mr Frazer, at Macqe. Shell.

It his hereby notified to the undermentioned individuals, that it is His Excellency’s intention to recommend them to the gracious consideration of Her Majesty the Queen for Conditional Pardons :
Mary Ann Foster, America.
Cornwall Chronicle, 28 Nov 1846.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Convict Conduct Record (prev. ), firstname: Mary Ann, surname: Foster, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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