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Mary Ray

Mary Ray, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ray
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Laundress
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing calico
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 94 State Archives NSW:NRS 12212,[4/4514], Page 13
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

Greg Ryan on 3rd March, 2016 wrote:

Marriage – on March 20, 1843 at All Saints Parish Church Sutton Forest, “Benjamin Davison, bachelor, free by servitude, was married to Mary Ray, ticket of leave, by banns, with the Governor’s consent, by the Rev. George Vidal, incumbent of Sutton Forest and Berrima.” Both parties were illiterate, and the names of their respective parents were not recorded.

Convict Changes History

Greg Ryan on 3rd March, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 94 State Archives NSW:NRS 12212,[4/4514], Page 13 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Num

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