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Mary Ann Jarvis

Mary Ann Jarvis, one of 79 convicts transported on the Henry, 30 September 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Jarvis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: 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 7 years

Crime: Faculige (felony/false pretences)
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry
Departure date: 30th September, 1824
Arrival date: 8th February, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [and New South Wales]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 78 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 192. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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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Nell Murphy on 23rd April, 2018 wrote:

Mary Ann JARVIS was convicted at Surrey, England on 31 March 1823 for obtaining goods under false pretence.  7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Henry’ arriving 1825.

Married woman - husband also transport (record does not state his name)

VDL:
Assigned to work service.
1825: Mr. Bisdee (land owner and business man)
Other services, misconduct and time spent at the Female Factory, Hobart.
1827: Absconded from service of Mr. Gatehouse.
1828: Absconded.
Ticket of Leave granted by 1831.
20 June 1837: Charged with receiving stolen property. Committed for trial. Mrs. Jarvis had a accommodating establishment in Liverpool St. Hobart. 
1839: Disorderly conduct at her establishment.
1840: House of Correction   for 1 mth for default of payment of fine.
1853: Receiving stolen property. 7 yr sentence.

Nell Murphy on 23rd April, 2018 wrote:

Husband: Francis JARVIS per the ‘Medway’ 1825 - ?

Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 wrote:

The Hobart Town Gazette
Prisoners Absconded, Convict’s Office, 22 Feb 1827
Mary Ann Jarvis, Henry, five feet, sandy hair, light blue eyes, aged 26, servant, tried at Surry, march 31, 1823, seven years, native of London, absconded from the service of Mr S. Gatehouse, 19 January 1827.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 23rd April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 192. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 192)

Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 made the following changes:

occupation

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