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Mary Pugh

Mary Pugh, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Pugh
Aliases: Maria Pugh
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th May, 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 12th November, 1867
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 15th February, 1828
Arrival date: 27th June, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314
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

Christine Woods on 12th August, 2019 wrote:

Baptised as Maria Pugh, daughter of David and Eleanor Pugh on 4 June 1809 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Woolwich, Kent.
Maria Pugh was transported on the Mermaid to Van Diemens Land, not NSW.
Married John Ellis in Hobart on 4 June 1832.
Married George Burt at Swansea, Tasmania on 11 June 1849.
Married Robert Halliday at Swansea on 3 January 1861.

Convict Changes History

Christine Woods on 12th August, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Maria Pugh, date of birth: 13th May, 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th November, 1867 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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