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Mary Moss

Mary Moss, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Moss
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th February, 1807
Age: 23 years

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: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 351 (175)
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

Denis Pember on 28th March, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, Mary married Matthew Andrew Elkin (Convict, Perseus, 1802). They were married February 4th 1805 at Parramatta, Samuel Marsden presided.

Muster record 1806…
[Ref A3220] Mary Moss, Experiment. With Matthew Elkin, Parramatta.
[Ref A1404] Matthew Elkin, Perseus, FBS, Shoemaker at Parramatta.

The couple had a daughter, Ann, born in 1805. Mary died in 1807 and Matthew then married Catherine Smith.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 28th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1784 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th February, 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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