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Mary Parfitt, one of 192 convicts transported on the Tasmania, 09 September 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 166
||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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D Wong on 5th January, 2019 wrote:
Mary Parfitt was listed as being 22 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Bath.
Occupation: Shoe binder/artificial flower maker.
Transported for stealing 3 pairs of boots from her employer, Mr Poole of Bath.
Mary was literate, single with 2 children, 4’11¼” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, J.H. J.O. on left shoulder.
Delivered an illegitimate child in Hobart - child died in 1847.
Child Sophia, 2 years old, died in the Orphanage.
24/4/1848: Married Thomas Hase Blake (Lloyds 1833 and Lady Franklin from Norfolk Island to VDL in 1844).
BLAKE MATILDA 1850
BLAKE THOMAS 1852
BLAKE MARY ANNE 1854
BLAKE CHARLOTTE 1/5/1859 Forest Creek, Victoria.
4/5/1852: Recommended for a CP
1887: Mary died in Rochford, Victoria.
21/1/1896: Thomas Hase Blake died at Castlemaine, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th January, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime