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Mary Manley

Mary Manley, one of 164 convicts transported on the Cadet, 04 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Manley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 14th September, 1916
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Devon, Exeter General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 10th November, 1848
Arrival date: 12th April, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 199 (101)
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

Margaret Sydenham on 17th January, 2020 wrote:

Tried Exeter London on 23 July 1847, for selling a stolen watch. Sentenced to 14 years with her sister-in-law, Mary Ann Manley whose child was transported with her.

Convict Changes History

Margaret Sydenham on 17th January, 2020 made the following changes:

voyage, date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th September, 1916 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 17th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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