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Mary Franklin

Mary Franklin, one of 296 convicts transported on the Earl Cornwallis, August 1800

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Franklin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th July, 1831
Age: 48 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl Cornwallis
Departure date: August, 1800
Arrival date: 12th June, 1801
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 294 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 276
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

Anonymous on 16th September, 2012 wrote:

black lace and a silk handkerchief

Denis Pember on 25th February, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, Mary married Robert Anderson (Convict, Boddingtons, 1793), March 19th 1810 at St Philips, Sydney.

Mary and Robert had 8 children between 1807 and 1819.

Denis Pember on 25th February, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 33…
[Ref A0368] Anderson, Robert, 57, came free, Boddingtons, 1793, Protestant, farmer, Grove Farm Sydney.
## [Ref A0369] Anderson, Mary, 40, free by servitude, Earl Cornwallis, 1800, Protestant.
[Ref A0370] Anderson, Robert (Jun), 14, born in the colony.
[Ref A0371] Anderson, Mary Ann, 13, born in the colony.
[Ref A0372] Anderson, Maria, 11, born in the colony.
[Ref A0373] Anderson, George, 10, born in the colony.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 16th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1783-00-00, date of death 1831-07-09, gender f

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


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


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