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Mary Scandling

Mary Scandling, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Scandling
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton (Portsmouth Boro') Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 540
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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Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p99
197. Mary Scandling, per America. Tried at Southampton 19 April 1830, 7 years.  Transported for stealing 2 pieces of calico. Gaol Report,  Twice convicted before. Married 2 children. Stated this offence, stealing 2 pieces of calico, once for receiving stolen goods, 6 months at Portsmouth, again 18 months a similar offence. Married, 2 children, husband Martin serving in the 29th Regt.

Appropriation Record.
197. Mary Scandling, 57, Ho. Servant. ( Not assigned)


COLONIAL SECRETARY’S OFFICE, March 31, 1837. — The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates may be obtained then or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior : —
America. —  Mary Scandling, 19th April;
Launceston Advertiser, 13 Apr 1837.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2020 made the following changes:


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