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Mary Pearn, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Hartley, Mary Ann (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 144. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2018 wrote:
Mary PEARN (Hartley) was convicted at Exeter, Devon, England for stealing a gold ring. Previous offences. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Gilbert Henderson’ arriving 24 April 1840.
Married woman, widow, 4 children. 1 child accompanied her on voyage.
Husband John Pearn deceased abt 7 yrs.
Work services, in the Colony.
Ticket of Leave granted.
17 March 1847: Certificate of Freedom issued.
John HARTLEY, aged 6 yrs, was placed in the Queens Orphan School, Hobart on 14 May 1840. He was discharged to the care of his mother Mary on 16 April 1845. (ref. SWD7, 28)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 144. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 14