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Maria Lawley

Maria Lawley, one of 192 convicts transported on the Tasmania, 09 September 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Lawley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: 28th January, 1905
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
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 167 (85)
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

Amanda Walker on 6th November, 2013 wrote:

Maria married Edward Walker (convict, ‘Equestrian, 1844) in 1849 at Cullenswood, Tasmania. They had 13 children together and also raised Maria’s son from an indiscretion whilst under sentence.

Convict Changes History

Amanda Walker on 6th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 28th January, 1905, gender, occupation, crime

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