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Margaret Parsons

Margaret Parsons, one of 87 convicts transported on the Lord Wellington, May 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Parsons
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Housekeeper/cook
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Wellington
Departure date: May, 1819
Arrival date: 20th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 124 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 164
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 November, 2020 wrote:

1820 - 30 Mar. Goal, Sydney New South Wales Australia. Entrance Book
D Wentworth Esq. Sent to the factory

1820 - 22 Nov. Goal, Sydney New South Wales Australia. Entrance Book. 6 months hard labour, Factory

1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
No; 840. Margaret Parsons. Age; 45. (Est. Birth Year: abt 1783) Ship: Lord Wellington. House keeper Benjamin Smith, King Street. Sydney

1828 - New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA)
No; 55. Benjamin Smith, Age; 40. F.S. Ship; Shipley 1816. 7 years. Protestant. Fruitier. King Street, Sydney

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation

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