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Mary Kemp

Mary Kemp, one of 204 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 20 August 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Kemp
Aliases: Vincent (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 20th August, 1843
Arrival date: 25th December, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts

References

Primary 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.
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

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

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