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Mary Oxley

Mary Oxley, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Oxley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1st December, 1834
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Salop (Town and Borough of Southwark) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 179 (91)
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 9th September, 2020 wrote:

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

Name: Mary Oxley
Age: 19. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1807
Date of conviction: 21 Dec 1826 - Southworth
Vessel: Harmony - 27 Sep 1827
No; 73
Read & Write; Protestant. Single;
Native Place; London
Calling; House Maid
Offence; Robbing person
Date of Trial: Southworth. 21 Dec 1826
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Fresh Fair, pock pitted
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Haze;
Assigned A Drummond . Parramatta
Remarks; Speck on R. Eye
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851

Name: Thomas Webber. Age 27. Asia 1822. Life. Bond
Spouse: Mary Oxley. Age 19. Harmony 1827. Life. Bond.
Request Status: Refused
Refused - 10 Nov 1827
Both being prisoners of the Crown
Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name: Thomas Webber
Spouse Name: Mary Oxley
Marriage Date: 1827
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1827. Volume No; V B
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; Mary Webber
Abode; Liverpool
When Buried; 1834. Dec 12th.
Age; 26 (Est date of birth 1808)
Ships Name; Harmony
Quality or Profession; Wife of Thos Weber. Constable
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 7th December, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: December, 1834 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st December, 1834 (prev. December, 1834), gender: f, occupation, crime

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