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Mary Morris, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 107 (56)
||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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Roger Churm on 29th April, 2019 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings
MARY MORRIS,Theft.simple larceny 9th April 1829
Mary Morris was indicted for stealing,on the 3rd of March,1 cloak,value 7s; 1 gown, value 1s; 2 petticoats, value 1s; 1 pair of shoes, value 1s,and 1 cap, value 1s.,the goods of Elizabeth Nelder.
ELizabeth Nelder. I am single,and lodge in Zion-terrace,Brunswick square;the prisoner lodged in the back parlour. On the 28th of February I lost these articles;the prisoner had been The from a Saturday before,and went away on Saturday-I missed me cloak first,and the other things on the Tuesday following;they had been in my room -the prisoner was taken at her mother’s in above a fortnight;I had known her before,but she was no particular friend of mine-I was in the front parlour when she went away.
Samuel Mountstephens. I heard of the robbery,and found the prisoner at No. 19,St Helena-place,Spitalfields,about eleven days after she had taken the things;this gown,cap shoes,were on her person.
William Coombs. I am a shopman to Mr Fleming,a pawnbroker;the prisoner pawned a cloak,but it was redeemed the day afterwards.
Henry Hayes.I am a pawnbroker,and living in Goswell-street.I have a white petticoat;that prisoner pawned at our house,and I think she pawned this;is it is in the name of Miller;in which name she always pawned -I do not think we have another person who pawns in that name.
(Property produced and sworn to)
Prisoner’s defence She is a girl of the town; she gave my these things when she was in bed.
The prisoner then put in a written defence,stating that the prosecutrix had sent her to pledge the property to procure vituals for them both.
Elizabeth Nelder.Upon my solemn oath I never permitted her the pawn any thing of mine;we were not on intimate terms-we have taken something to eat together;I am under the protection of a gentleman.
Transported for Seven Years.
Convict Changes History
Roger Churm on 29th April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), crime