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||22nd October, 1869
life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/ Registration 4243/1869 (death) Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry.com. Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
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Debbie Hamilton on 22nd June, 2014 wrote:
Mary was sent to the Parramatta workhouse. She was granted her Certificate of Freedom on 20th Oct 1834 and granted Permission to Marry on 11th November 1834. She married another convict, Thomas Randall on 20th Dec 1834 and died at Liverpool NSW 22nd Oct 1869.
D Wong on 22nd June, 2014 wrote:
Mary GIBBONS - ‘City of Edinburgh’ - 1828 Abode: Parramatta Children: John 1830 - 1857 born in Parramatta Female Factory Rebecca 1835 - 1887 m George WELLER in 1853 at Parramatta Mary Scolastica 1838 - 1879 m Frederick SAUNDERS in 1855 at Parramatta Bernard Thomas 1842 - 1897 m Ada KINGSTON in 1875 at Spring Ridge William 1844 - 1920 m Helen SHEPHERD in 1899 at Sydney Henry 1846 - ? m Ellen JOHNSON? in 1870 at Orange
Thomas RANDALL and Mary were convicts. Mary was born in 1803 in Ireland. She had been a farm servant and was convicted for stealing a sheep. She was married to John MARA, a farmer of County Tipperary. At her trial in Tipperary in 1827 Mary was convicted and sentenced to be transported for seven years.She went on the City of Edinburgh in 1828. She is described as being five feet tall, having brown hair, brown eyes, and a ‘ruddy and freckled’ complexion.She was not a model prisoner! She received ‘six weeks third class’ at the Parramatta Female Factory for repeated insolence, and three further convictions. Source http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Mary-Scholastica/1175219691
Mary Gibbons Details Alias: Irish Rebel: Religion: Catholic Age on arrival: 25 Marital status: Single Calling/trade: Servant farm Born: 1803 Native place: Tipperary Tried: 1827 Tipperary Sentence: 7 Former convictions: Ship: City of Edinburgh (1)  Crime: Stealing sheep
certificate of freedom 20 Oct 1834 Convict marriage granted 10 Dec 1834 IL
NOEL WILKINSON on 22nd February, 2015 wrote:
Mary was convicted of stealing a sheep together with MARGARET MARA, aged 48, a mother of 8 children. They were both transported for 7 years on the ship City of Edinburgh, and both spent a good deal of their sentences at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mary Gibbons was not married to JOHN MARA but MARGARET MARA was married to him. This error on Mary Gibbons’s indent was later corrected by the colonial administration. Mary and her husband, Thomas Randall were well respected members of the Parramatta and Smithfield districts.
Convict Changes History
Debbie Hamilton on 22nd June, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/ Registration 4243/1869 (death) Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry.c