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Mary Russell

Mary Russell, one of 101 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, July 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: Servant
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 Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: July, 1815
Arrival date: 19th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 215 (109)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th May, 2020 wrote:

1. MARY RUSSELL was indicted, and the indictment stated, that at the General Delivery of the Goal of Newgate, holden for the City of London, she was tried and convicted in July Sessions, and was sentenced by the Court to be in jail one year and to find sureties for two years more, and the indictment stated, that you having been before convicted of being a common utterer of counterfeit money, afterwards one piece of false and counterfeit money, made to the likeness and similitude of a good sixpence, unlawfully did utter to one Henry Davies , you knowing it to be false and counterfeit .
To this indictment the prisoner pleaded

GUILTY - DEATH , aged 42.

First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.

1825 - Wife of J Merrich. Richmond.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1772 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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