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Mary Parfitt

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Parfitt
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1887
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset, Bath Boro Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 166
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 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, 4’11ΒΌ” 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).
Children:
BLAKE MATILDA 1850
BLAKE THOMAS 1852
BLAKE MARY ANNE 1854
BLAKE CHARLOTTE 1/5/1859 Forest Creek, Victoria.
BLAKE WILLIAM

6/5/1851: TOL
4/5/1852: Recommended for a CP
25/7/1854: 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

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