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Mary Jane Porter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Jane Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Armagh
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 4th September, 1842
Arrival date: 15th December, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 7 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 21st June, 2014 wrote:

Mary Jane Porter was 21 years old on arrival in VDL and was born in County Down, Ireland.

Mary Jane was 4’11 3/4” tall, blue eyes, brown sandy hair, arms and hands freckled, fresh complexion, single.

24/11/1845: Application to marry James Gardner (Albion 1823) no registration at the time.

They married in 1848 (listed as Gardiner) and also had 1 female child in 1848.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/ (prev. ), firstname: Mary Jane, surname: Porter, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1821, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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