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Mary Griffiths, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Montgomery Great Sessions
11th March, 1803
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 401 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 325 (162)
||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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D Wong on 1st March, 2018 wrote:
Mary Griffiths was tried at Montgomeryshire Great Sessions August 1801 for three offences committed within a week in June 1801. To all charges she pleaded not guilty. Two charges concerned her breaking into an inn in the town of Montgomery and removing goods (a piece of bacon, and a servant girl’s clothing). The bacon was found in her pocket and carefully fitted into the whole flitch where it was found to match perfectly. The third charge was one of larceny which took place a few days later. She had taken lodgings at Llanwyddelan in the home of the Evans family. She shared a room and a bed with the daughter of the house, Catherine, and one night she went “missing from bed” taking with her Catherine’s clothing.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th October, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.
Name; Mary Griffiths, Convict.
Of the Parish of St John’s Parramatta was buried April 1st, 1806
By Samuel Marsden
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st March, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime
Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1806 (prev. 0000)