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Maria Martin

Maria Martin, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Martin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 143 (73)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st March, 2022 wrote:

1839 - Trial; 21 October 1839. Transported for “larceny” [Shop Lifting and stealing a piece of lawn]

1840 - Indent No; 302. Name; Maria Martin. Status; Widow. Child 15 years of age ONBOARD

1840 - 6 August. Stealing 28 yards of silk. Sentence; 2 years.

1845 - Ticket of Leave. 19 August 1845

1846 - Free Certificate - 25 November 1846

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st March, 2022 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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