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Mary Marr

Mary Marr, one of 80 convicts transported on the Lady of the Lake, 06 June 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Marr
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th March, 1872
Age: 70 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 Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady of the Lake
Departure date: 6th June, 1829
Arrival date: 1st November, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 90. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 31st March, 2017 wrote:

Mary MARR was convicted at Glasgow, Scotland on 24 Dec 1828 for theft = stealing money. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lady of the Lake’ arriving 1 Nov 1829.

Widow, 1 child. (Child at Green St. Glasgow)
A weaver; aged 27yrs.
Native place - Glasgow

Work placements in the Colony.

13 Dec 1830: Application for permission to marry - to John Paisley (per the Phoenix). Ref. 45/1/1

13 Jan 1831: Marriage. Mary Marr, convict, spinster to John Paisley, ticket of leave, widower. At Church, Hobart. (ref. 36/1/2 no. 1548)
30 Aug 1838: Conditional Pardon approved. No. 1825

18 May 1841: Free Certificate issued. No. 717.

Nell Murphy on 1st April, 2017 wrote:

It appears Mary and husband John Paisley did very well for themselves in Hobart and ran the Freemasons Hotel in Murray Street.  Mary lived to be 75 years of age and her husband 84 years. John left a Will and was recorded as a ‘Yoeman’.
Mary Paisley (Marr) died 11 March 1872 at Murray St. Hobart, aged 75 years, widow. Licensed Victualler. Born Glasgow. Cause - old age, general debility. (ref. 35/1/8 no. 825)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 31st March, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 90. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 90),

Nell Murphy on 1st April, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th March, 1872 (prev. 0000)

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