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Marion King

Marion King, one of 192 convicts transported on the Tasmania, 09 September 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Marion King
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Twine spinner
Date of Death: 1869
Age: 40 years

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: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Scotland, Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tasmania
Departure date: 9th September, 1844
Arrival date: 20th December, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 170
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

Abi Porteous on 12th September, 2016 wrote:

Came across on the Tasmania Ship at age 14. Never to again see her parents or meet on of her newly born brothers. She met John Elliot (Nathan Nathan) aged 18 and married him. They then moved to Wellington, had 3 children, 1 son and 2 daughters.

Convict Changes History

Abi Porteous on 12th September, 2016 made the following changes:


Anne Haenga on 16th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1869 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation

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