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Mary Ann Miller

Mary Ann Miller, one of 101 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, July 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Miller
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: July, 1815
Arrival date: 19th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 216
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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Anonymous on 16th July, 2011 wrote:

Known aliases: Ann Mullane, Ann Carr, Ann(e) Kerr, Anne Brown, Mary Kerr
Wife of Warren Kerr & mother of Warren Kerr jnr who came out to Australia with her as an infant.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2020 wrote:

Occupation: Washer Woman.

180. MARY ANN MILLER was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th of December , three pair of silk stockings, value 36 s. the property of James Murray Lacey , privately in his shop .

JAMES MURRAY LACEY. I am an hosier . I live in Clement’s Inn, in the parish of St. Clement’s, Danes . On the 16th of December, between one and two o’clock, I left my shop to go to a house to have my dinner. I had been gone but a few minutes. when a neighbour came to tell me that Mr. White, a linen draper, had sent for me; that a suspicious person was in my shop, and wished me to come home. I came out, and went to Mr. White; he told me to go home and finish serving this woman; she had been in his shop, and he had no doubt she was a thief. I then went to my shop, the prisoner was sitting on a stool in my shop, and a number of silk stockings were opened, and on the counter. I went on serving myself; she had previously looked out six pair of silk stockings, she then looked out four pair of worsted stockings, and told me to send them to Mr. Brown’s, 45, Lincoln’s-in-fields. Mr. White was waiting to follow the prisoner, which he did. I looked at the papers of stockings, I missed two pair, and I thought three, but two pair I was certain of. After that I went to Mr. White’s house, and by that time he had brought the prisoner back to his house. I went up stairs into a room where she had been taken to, and on the table in the room I saw three pair of black silk stockings, two pair of them I knew to be mine; the prisoner confessed of having taken them from my shop. She was delivered to the constable.

MR. WHITE. I am a linen draper, at the corner of New castle-street, in the Strand. On Friday the 16th of December, the prisoner came into my shop; my young man was serving her. I afterwards served her. She bought fifteeen yards of flannel, and a silk shawl, and desired me to send it to the Reverend Mr, Rigby’s, 15, Lincoln’s-in-fields; I suspected it was a false address; I followed her until she went into Mr. Lacey’s shop. I sent a person to give information to Mr. Lacey of her, and afterwards followed, and took her to my own house. I told her I suspected she had stolen something from me; she said she had not. She delivered to me three pair of stockings she said stolen from Mr. Lacey; these are them.

Prosecutor. They are my stockings, I know them by a B 4 3 in the velt in the feet; these stockings have the other B 4 3 in the feet.

GUILTY, aged 26.

Of stealing, but not privately .

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Dallas.

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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

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