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Mary Ann Lyons

Mary Ann Lyons, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Lyons
Aliases: Ann Mary Lyons, Mary Ann Hangan
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th July, 1831
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 15th February, 1828
Arrival date: 27th June, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314. 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 8th February, 2013 wrote:

Mary Ann Lyons (or Ann Mary Lyons) was convicted at the Old Bailey on 06/12/1827 for Larceny. 7 yr sentence. Tried with Jane Lodge who was discharged.

Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Mermaid’ June 1828.

Single. Protestant.
Last living in Union St, Ratcliffe Highway.

Married Charles Hangan 19/07/1830 Hobart.

Child Charles Hangan b. 12/10/1830; died 07/12/1830.

Mary Ann died 20/07/1831 Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th February, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1, alias2, date of death 20th July, 1831, gender, crime

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