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Mary King, one of 73 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 31 August 1826
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
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 60
||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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D Wong on 4th November, 2012 wrote:
Mary King/Lock was indicted with Matthew Lock/Locke(Albion to NSW 1826/7) for stealing 1 pair of boots, value £1, 2 coats, value £1. 2 lbs of tobacco, value 5s., and many other items from the dwelling house of Thomas Bunney. Mary was 20 years old.
Mary and Matthew had been living as husband and wife at the time, but Mary stated on her indent that she was not married to Locke, he said they were married when they were taken.
Mary married William Leman (Phoenix 1821) in 1832
Robert Watts (Maria) in 1829.
There were 2 Mary King’s on the Sir Charles Forbes. Mary King/Lock tried at Middlesex and Mary King tried at Stafford.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th November, 2012 made the following changes:
alias1 Lock (alias) (prev. Lock (Alias)), date of birth 1805, gender, crime