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Mary Ann King

Mary Ann King, one of 130 convicts transported on the William Bryan, 13 June 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann King
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 23rd January, 1868
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: Wilts. Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Bryan
Departure date: 13th June, 1833
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 130 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 144
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

Anonymous on 27th September, 2011 wrote:

She married Stephen Comte another convict in1839, she bore three children the last in 1851, the same year that she died.

Anonymous on 1st April, 2012 wrote:

Mary Ann King, alias Palmer, per William Bryan married John Smith per Richmond on 10 June 1835. RGD 36/1/2 1835/3047
Mary Ann Smith or King died at Cascades Invalid Depot, Hobart, 23 January 1868. RGD 35 1868/7153

Maureen Withey on 4th January, 2020 wrote:

The following female convicts were removed from Fisherton gaol, on Wednesday last, and put on board the ship William Bryan the day following at Woolwich, be transported to New South Wales: viz., Mary Ann Frowd, for life; Ann Edwards, for 14 years, convicted at the last assizes; Mary Ann King and Maria Marshall, alias Jeffery, for seven years each, convicted at the last county sessions.
Salisbury Journal 27 May 1833.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 1st April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1868-01-23, gender f

Marlie-lee Lou King on 3rd April, 2014 made the following changes:


D Wong on 3rd April, 2014 made the following changes:


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