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Mary Owens

Mary Owens, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Owens
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 58 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Brecon Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 25 (14)
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

Anne Goodman on 5th March, 2019 wrote:

From the Tasmanian Archives - Date of trial 16 Oct 1838 Breconshire, Wales. Married Henry Curtis on 26 Oct 1840. Free certificate issued 12 Nov 1845. Changed their name from Curtis to Edwards around 1846 (direct family information), marriage produced 5 children.  Died of asthma in 1873.

Convict Changes History

Anne Goodman on 5th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 5th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 1873 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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