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Mary Morris

Mary Morris, one of 100 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 07 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Morris
Aliases: Spencer
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: 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 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 6th January, 1829
Arrival date: 9th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 500
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

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1835 July 29. No 35/808. From Liverpool England. Convicted 21/7/1828. 5’ 2” ruddy freckled and pock pitted, brown hair and hazel eyes.
held a ToL no 31/606 dated 25/8/1831. In Sydney. Cancelled for drunkeness and disorderly conduct in 1834

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 Granted 11/8/1831
Mary Morris 22 Bond (7yrs) per ship Princess Royal to marry Joseph Spencer 25 came free per ship Ceylon. Rev W Cowper Sydney

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 wrote:

5314/1831 V18315314 3B SPENCER JOSEPH MORRIS MARY CA(Sydney St Phillip’s)

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Spencer

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