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Olive King

Olive King, one of 143 convicts transported on the Mary Anne, 16 July 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Olive King
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1898
Age: 78 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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 16th July, 1839
Arrival date: 10th November, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 145 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 67 (35)
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 28th May, 2012 wrote:

Olive King married James Lefroy (per eliza 1832) in 1841` at St. James Sydney.  Tfhey had 3 children, Jane 1841m James 1843, Sarah 1845.

17/5/1854 COF

Olive died in Newtown.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1898-00-00

Linda Ottery on 26th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1820-00-00, gender f

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