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Mary Pearn

Mary Pearn, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Pearn
Aliases: Hartley, Mary Ann (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 144. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

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.

VDL:
Work services, in the Colony.
Ticket of Leave granted.
17 March 1847: Certificate of Freedom issued.

CHILD:
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

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