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Mary Oswin

Mary Oswin, one of 192 convicts transported on the Tasmania, 09 September 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Oswin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: 16th May, 1847
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 10 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick, Assizes for Coventry Division
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Tasmania
Departure date: 9th September, 1844
Arrival date: 20th December, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 168
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

D Wong on 21st November, 2016 wrote:

Mary Oswin was born in Coventry, she was 20 years old on arrival.

Mary was 3’5 1/2” tall, brown complexion and hair, hazel eyes, could read and write, single, C of E, on the town 4 years, Mole on chin, 3 moles on right cheek, 5 dots on left hand.

16/5/1847: Mary died at the Female Factory, Launceston.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th May, 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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