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Mary Murch

Mary Murch, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Murch
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Dressmaker
Date of Death: 23rd November, 1837
Age: 28 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Child stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 31st December, 1831
Arrival date: 20th May, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 247 (125)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Mary Murch
No; 192 - 32. 45
Age;  23 Est birth Year; 1809
Read & Write. Married
Religion: Protestant
Native Place: Surrey
Calling; Dressmaking
Date of Trial: Middlesex Goal Delivery. 6 September 1831
Offence; Child Stealing
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 4 ft. 9 1/2
Complexion: Fair
Hair: Brown
Eyes; Hazel Grey
Noted against his name; Died in the Female Factory Hospital Parramatta 23 Nov 1837
New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials, 1790-1986

Name: Mary Murch. No 504
Age: 26. Birth Year: abt 1811
Burial Date: 25 Nov 1837
Burial Place: Parramatta, Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia
By whom the ceremony was preformed; Henry HBobard? Curate

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd November, 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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