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Mary Macdonald

Mary Macdonald, one of 207 convicts transported on the St Vincent, 13 December 1849

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Macdonald
Aliases: Macdonald
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Plain cook, house servant
Date of Death: -
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 10 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Lincoln. Kirton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: St Vincent
Departure date: 13th December, 1849
Arrival date: 4th April, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 206 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 126
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

John on 17th September, 2015 wrote:

Mary HARRISON (d) Matthew HARRISON and Sarah nee MOTTASHAD was born at Selby YKS in 1823.

During the 1841 census Mary HARRISON was shown to be living with her family at Paradise Square in Selby YKS.

in 1849 Mary and William MACDONALD, born at Marsham Derbyshire were charged and convicted at the Lincoln Assizes with with street robbery.

Both were convicted. While William was probably sent to Gibraltar, Mary MACDONALD arrived in Hobart Tasmania onboard the St. Vincent on 4 APR 1850.

After receiving her Ticket of Leave Mary married Thomas TAYLOR born 1819, the son of William TAYLOR and Betty probably Inkle ex Waterloo and Cape Packet at Swansea Tasmania on 23 APR 1851. They had one child. Thomas died 28 MAR 1858.

Mary then married Henry BEVIS aka BAVE transported Lady Montagu 8 DEC 1852, at Swansea Tasmania in August 1858. Henry and Mary had five children.
Henry died 25 JUL 1885.

In 1849 Mary a William MacDonald were charged at Lincoln with street robbery.

Both were convicted.

Convict Changes History

John on 17th September, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

John on 17th September, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Macdonald, gender: f, occupation, crime

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