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Mary King

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary King
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Monaghan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 4th August, 2018 wrote:

Mary KING was convicted at Monaghan, Ireland on 5 March 1849 for larceny. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Australasia’ arriving 28 Sept 1849.

Aged 19 yrs; single woman; nurse girl; 4’7 1/2” height; Roman Catholic; fair complexion; black hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Dublin, Ireland.
Father: Francis, already transported to Australia
Sister: Margaret KING
Brother: Thomas

Station Gang: Anson hulk.
Her record is basically clear, but it does not indicate what happened to her.

Note: her sister Margaret KING was also transported to Van Diemen’s Land in 1851 by the ship ‘Blackfriar”.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 4th August, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: King, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1830, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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