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Maria Hitchcock

Maria Hitchcock, one of 151 convicts transported on the Mary, 09 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Hitchcock
Aliases: Maria Watson (married Name)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th March, 1804
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 16th February, 1905
Age: 100 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Derby Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 9th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 101 (53)
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

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2020 wrote:

Date of Death 1805 must be incorrect, assuming it should be 1905? Needs confirmation

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 9th October, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: f

D K Marks on 25th August, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Maria Watson (married Name), date of birth: 15th March, 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th February, 1805 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 16th February, 1905 (prev. 16th February, 1805)

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