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Martha Scrivens, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848
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
||Gloucester. Gloucester Quarter Sessions
10th November, 1848
12th April, 1849
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 351 (177).
Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 19th January, 2013 wrote:
Martha Scrivens was convicted at Glouster on 21/03/1848 for Larceny - steal boots/obtain goods under false pretence. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Cadet’ arriving 1849.
Native Place: Colford, Wales
Sisters: Mary & Emily
Ship Surgeon’s report: very good
3rd class Probation
Age 21yrs; single; Protestant; can read & write; 4’10 1/4”; fair complexion; dk brown hair; lt grey eyes; housemaid.
12/08/1851: Ticket of Leave granted
29/07/1852: Disturb the peace - Fined 5/-
07/06/1853: Conditional Pardon granted
21/03/1855: Free by servitude
16/10/1849: Application for permission to marry David/Daniel Connor (convict per Theresa). Approved.
10/12/1849: Married, St. Josephs Church, Hobart. (ref. 418/1849-37)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 19th January, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1828, gender, occupation, crime