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Mary Kemp, one of 204 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 20 August 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
20th August, 1843
25th December, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 203 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 382. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (Indent pg 205 & Conduct Record pg 201); Queens Orphanage.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th April, 2014 wrote:
Mary Kemp (Vincent) was convicted at the CCC, London on 27/02/1843 for Larceny - stealing a pr of shoes. Sentenced to 14yrs transportation - having served 2yrs was commuted to 7yrs and for giving information on women who attempted to escape.
House servant; aged 33yrs; married woman, 4 children(1 on board with her); 4’ 11 3/4”; sallow complexion; brown hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Woolwich.
Husband: James, a tailor.
Child James Kemp admitted to Queens Orphanage, New Town (nr Hobart) on 03/02/1844, aged 4 yrs. (Mother is recorded as “Jane” Kemp. He was discharged to mother’s care 23/04/1851 - mother now free.
Delivered of a male child Feb 27 1846, named Charles.
Delivered of a female child June 14 1849, named Hannah, at the Female Factory Hobart.
Free Certificate 27 Feb 1850.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th April, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 382. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (Indent pg 205 & Conduct Record pg 201); Queens Orphanage. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Rol