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Mary Lynch

Mary Lynch, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Lynch
Aliases: Sindrey, Brown, Lindon
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: 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: Sacrilege
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 327 (165). Tasmanian Archives - Convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:

Mary was convicted at London 17/02/1820 of Larceny - 7yrs transportation. She departed on the ‘Morley’ 22 May 1820, arriving van Diemen’s Land 29 Aug 1820 Hobart.
Mary was married to Peter Lynch (maiden name believed to to Sindrey). She was 29yrs of age and a general servant.

Colonial Offences:
04/11/1820: Threatening language to Master and beating him, destroying property - 14 days solitary at Hobart Gaol.
08/02/1823: Disorderly in Police yard.
14/01/1828: Assault - to keep the peace 6mths.
15/11/1828: Drunk & disorderley - Fined 5/-.
30/01/1829: Drunk & disorderley - 2nd conv.
27/08/1829: Drunk & disorderley - Fined 5/-.
17/02/1831: Drunk & breach of peace - to find sureties.
12/05/1831: Drunk - Fined.

1821 assigned to William Lindon, Hobart.
Married William Lindon 20 Feb 1822 Hobart.

17/02/1827 Free by Servitude.
08/03/1827 Certificate of Freedom.

08/08/1831 married John Brown (convict per Minerva) Sorell district.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, alias1, alias2, alias3, date of birth 1791, gender, occupation, crime

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