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Mary Ann Masters

Mary Ann Masters, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Masters
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th October, 1849
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Southampton Town Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Renwick
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 27th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 263 (133)
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

Susie Zada on 16th November, 2013 wrote:

Born: Mary Ann MARSHMANN
Baptised: 21 Sep 1800, All Saints, Southampton, Hampshire, ENG [IGI Batch C135689]
Married: 13 Sep 1819, St Peter, Winchester, -Hampshire, ENG to Benjamin MASTERS [Pallot’s Marriage Index 1780-1837]
Died: 28 Oct 1849, Maitland Hospital, Maitland, NSW [NSW Church Register V1849 1301 34B]
Children: Ann Maria (1820-1857); Mary (1822-1879); Caroline (1823-1870); Eliza (1826-28 Apr 1895) ***; Richard (1829-1844); Ann (1830-1838); Georgiana (1831-1895)
*** - daughter Eliza travelled on the John Renwick to NSW with her mother - all other children remained in England with their father.
Ticket of Leave: No 42/3149 12 Dec 1842, allowed to remain in the District of Maitland; Altered to Muswell Brook 24 Feb 1843 per letter from Police Magistrate, Mailland, R No. 43/824 [NSW State Records NRS 12202, 4/4170, Reel 946 and Fiche 753-754]
Certificate of Freedom: No 45/0222 [NSW State Records NRS 12210, 4/4396, Roll 1019 and NRS 12210, reels 604, 982-1027]

Convict Changes History

Susie Zada on 16th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800, date of death 28th October, 1849, gender, crime

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