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Mary Ann Johnson

Mary Ann Johnson, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 69 (36)
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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Denis Pember on 29th October, 2015 wrote:

JOHANNA LAWSON and MARY ANN JOHNSON were indicted for stealing, on the 18th of November, an opera glass, value 4 s.; a box, value 2 d.; and thirty-two weights, value 1 s., the goods of Samuel Gill.

JOHANNA LAWSON and MARY ANN JOHNSON were again indicted for stealing, on the 18th of November , a table-cloth, value 4 s. , the goods of John Davis.

JOHANNA LAWSON and MARY ANN JOHNSON were again indicted for stealing, on the 18th of November, a time-piece stand, value 18 d., the goods of William Alexander.

Mary Ann was found guilty as charged of all three offences and sentenced to 7 years transportation.  She was aged 17 at the time.
Hence DOB must be C1806.

Denis Pember on 29th October, 2015 wrote:

Mary Ann had a daughter Lydia Jane in 1827 following a liaison with Laban White, (Convict, Eliza, 1822).  This liaison was prior to his wife arriving the following year in 1828. Lydia was apparently brought up by her mother however was always acknowledged and supported by her father who became quite well to do in the colony.

Denis Pember on 29th October, 2015 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales: [Ref J0500] Johnson, Mary Ann, 18, GS, Grenada 1826, Servant to John Jamieson at Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 29th October, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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