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Mary Monk

Mary Monk, one of 100 convicts transported on the Frances Charlotte, 30 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Monk
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Plain cook, house servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Stealing a memo book and two candlesticks
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Frances Charlotte
Departure date: 30th August, 1832
Arrival date: 10th January, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 23rd January, 2018 wrote:

Mary MONK was convicted at Essex, England on 23 July 1832 for being an accessory to larceny at a dwelling house. Gaol Report: “good”.  Letter given, in her favour.  Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Frances Charlotte’ arriving 10 Jan 1833.

Single woman; aged 25 yrs; 5’1 1/2”; plain cook & housemaid; fair complexion; red/brown hair; grey eyes.

Assigned to work services in the Colony.
Clear conduct record.
20 Sept 1840: Ticket of Leave granted.
1843: Recommended for a Conditional Pardon.
14 Jan 1845: Conditional Pardon approved.
6 April 1847: Conditional Pardon extended.

MARRIAGE:
2 May 1834: Mary MONK (Convict per ‘Frances Charlotte’) to John SMITH (free) at St. John’s Church, Launceston, VDL. (ref. 36/1/2 no. 2569)

Convict Changes History

Ello on 21st March, 2017 made the following changes:

crime

Nell Murphy on 23rd January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408), gender: f

Nell Murphy on 23rd January, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), occupation

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