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Mary Ann Hayter

Mary Ann Hayter, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Hayter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 107 (56)
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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Roger Churm on 30th April, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings
John Rawlins,Mary Ann Hayter,Theft,simple larceny

934.John Rawlins and Mary Ann Hayter were indicted for stealing,on the 14th of March,2 sheets,value 5s;1 clock,value 10s;1 pair if bellows value 1s;1 counterpane,value 5s;1 candlestick,value 6d;2 pillowcases,value 1s;1 looking -glass value 2s 6d,anw1 flatiron,value 6d.,the goods of Richard Lowe.

Hayter pleaded GUILTY

Richard Lowe.U live at No.74,Turnmill-street.I let a lodging to the prisoners on the 23rd I
or 24th of February-they left on the 14th of March without notice;I got into the room and missed the property stated;I.had left them both out on the Saturday night with a bundle a basket.

Daniel Painter. I am an officer.I apprehended Hayter-the property had not been found.

Rawlin’s Defence.I know nothing of the robbery-this woman knows so;I took nothing out of the room.


936 John Rawlins and Mary Ann Hayter were again indicted for Ste,on the 28th of March ,1 bed,values 21;1 looking glass,value 8s;1 bolster,value 3s;2 sheets,value 2s;1 counterpane value 2s;1 pillow value 2s;1 candlestick value 1s;4 prints,framed,value 3s; 1 pillow case,value 6d;3 brass weights,value 2s,and 2 window-curtains,value 1s.,the goods of William Clark.

Hayter pleaded GUILTY

Elizabeth Clark.I am the wife of William Clark;we live in Great Sutton street,Hayter came and took my lodging on the 25th of March -she asked if I would let her husband look at it;Rawlins stood opposite;she beckoned him up -he said.“My dear do ya like the room"she said"Yes-it was 4s 6d.If I find sheets and 5s.if I don’t"they came in the same night,and were there all the week;they went in and out several times -Hayter came on the Saturday evening,about six o’clock and said"Is my husband here"I said No:she said"What a lucky house your’s it’s-my husband has met with a person who paid him half a sovereign,and am t have another presently,and will pay you"the articles stated were my property,and were all lost.

Prisoner Rawlins.Q.Do say I was present at the lodging ?.A.Yes;I have heard you there as late as half-past ten o’clock- I never saw you go out with a bundle.

Daniel Painter.I took the prisoners,these few feathers were left in the rom.

Rawlins Defence I know nothing at all of the property going any more than you do,who are about to sentence me.


Transported for Seven Years for each offence

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2022 wrote:

1829 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Lucy Davidson
Indent No; 84
Name; Mary Ann Hayton or Hayter
Age; 32 years. Read & write. Protestant. Married - no children
Native Place; Chitchester
Trade or calling; House maid, Cook
Offence; Robbing Lodgings
Trial; London - 9 April 1829. 14 years.
Height; 4 ft 11 in
Noted against name; HUSBAND; convicted and expected as John Crew or Rawlings per Surry

1833 - Ticket of Leave; 33/492. Date; 20 August 1833

1834 - New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry. No; 34.
Name: Mary Ann Hawter [Mary Ann Crew] Age: 36 [1798] Lucy Davidson.  14 years. Bond.
Spouse: John Rawlins. Age; 41. Ship; Surry. 14 years. Bond.
Granted - 22 Jan 1834 - Mr ? having agreed to keep both in his service until the man obtains a Ticket of Leave

1834 - Australia, Marriage
Name: John Rawlins Spouse: Mary A Hayton
Date: 1834 - Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V

1839 - Conditional Pardon; 1839

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 30th April, 2019 made the following changes:


Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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