Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Rebecca Laws

Rebecca Laws, one of 180 convicts transported on the Mary, 13 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rebecca Laws
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 63 years

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: Norfolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 13th April, 1835
Arrival date: 7th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 32
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Rebecca Laws was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Rebecca Laws?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Elizabeth Taylor on 4th March, 2017 wrote:

Married convict Francis Summers 22 April 1837 In Sydney

D Wong on 5th March, 2017 wrote:

Rebecca Laws was 16 years old when transported for ‘Stealing a pair of stays, the property of Henry Upcroft of Kilgay.

1837: Married Francis Summers (Guildford) - they had 6 children.

1876: Rebecca died aged 63.

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Taylor on 4th March, 2017 made the following changes:

crime

D Wong on 5th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1876 (prev. 0000), gender: f

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au