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Mary Hunt

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Hunt
Aliases: Eleanor Hunt
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1879
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 1st January, 1829
Arrival date: 26th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 61 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 wrote:

Mary Hunt (& her husband James Hunt) was convicted at Clonmel, Tipperary 1828 for coining. Life sentence. Transported to NSW, Australia on the ‘Edward’ 1829.

Aged 40yrs; married to James Hunt (who was also transported, on the Eliza II 1829); country servant; one child; native place - Mullingar, Westmeath Co.

1835: admitted to Newcastle, NSW, gaol for 28days. Returned to Master.
1837: assigned to James Steele.

Stated her husband had remarried - to Ellen Welsh.

May have also used the name Eleanor.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1879, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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