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Mary Ann Meadows

Mary Ann Meadows, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Meadows
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 130
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

Roger Michael Meadows on 6th February, 2013 wrote:

Her first crime was Larcency charged at Norwich. Aged 21 and spent 3 months in Bridewell at Wymondham Norfolk. At Norwich Castle General Quarter Sessions on the 3rd July 1850 she was charged with Felony

D Wong on 7th February, 2013 wrote:

Mary Ann was transported for stealing a petticoat and night gown from her mistress, Mrs. Jennings.

Mary Ann was 4’11 1/2” tall, unmarried, blue eyes, light brown hair, could read and write, 3 moles on left cheek, freckled, mole on right cheek, mole on chin, red mark on left wrist.

In 1853 she married George Paynter (per Rodney).

Convict Changes History

Roger Michael Meadows on 6th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1828, crime

D Wong on 7th February, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, occupation

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