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Mary Graham

Mary Graham, one of 117 convicts transported on the Eliza, 03 November 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Graham
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 3rd November, 1829
Arrival date: 24th February, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 116 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 237 (121)
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

Suzzanne Beck on 15th April, 2019 wrote:

Mary was convicted of stealing 12 yards of printed cotton from Mr William Brown.
She petitioned the Court:
MARY GRAHAM - HO17/40/34
To the Right Honorable Robert Peele Secretary of State.
The humble petition of MARY GRAHAM a prisoner confirned in His Majesty’s gaol at
Newgate under sentence of transportation.
Most humbly sheweth to your Honor;
That your petitioner is a poor fatherless child
whose widowed mother is in the greatest distress being old friendless and poor -
your petitioner was - brought up as a winder to the weaver but had been long out
of employ - ( the [] being to bad) and was thereby driven to the greatest distress -
your petitioner begs to acknowledge her guilt and the just[] of her sentence but
most humbly imploys your Honor in pity to her aged mother not to send her out of
the country - but to allow her to expiate her crime by penetance and
imprisonment in her native land - to that she may have a hope of being once more
restored to society and the arms of her aged parent, and your petitioner as in duty
bound will ever pray.
Mary Graham (from: https://www.femaleconvicts.org.au/docs/petitions/MaryGraham_Eliza.pdf)

Convict Changes History

Suzzanne Beck on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:


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