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Maria Risley, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 358
||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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Anonymous on 10th August, 2012 wrote:
stealing two gowns and other things, the property of William Yapp
Anonymous on 12th August, 2012 wrote:
Charged on the oath of Sarah Yapp with feloniously stealing at Camberwell two gowns and other things, the property of William Yapp
Ann Sutherland on 21st January, 2015 wrote:
Maria married Edward Lord following her pardon in 1808, having already borne him 3 children in her capacity of housekeeper. Lord became one of the richest landowners in Tasmania (through some occasionally questionable transactions) and Maria proved to be a successful manager and entrepreneur. They later had 5 more children but their marriage eventually faded and Maria continued her own business interests.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 12th August, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1780-00-00, date of death 1859-00-00, gender f
Ann Sutherland on 21st January, 2015 made the following changes: