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Mary Marr, one of 80 convicts transported on the Lady of the Lake, 06 June 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th March, 1872
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 90. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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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)