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Mary Shannon

Mary Shannon, one of 100 convicts transported on the Frances Charlotte, 30 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Shannon
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 25th December, 1816
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: 17th March, 1864
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Frances Charlotte
Departure date: 30th August, 1832
Arrival date: 10th January, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 410
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

Russ Wittick on 21st August, 2020 wrote:

Mary married Samuel Southall on 9 March 1836. She had previously given birth to a daughter on 16 Apr 1834 fathered by another convict Daniel Green.

Iris Dunne on 21st August, 2020 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 5 July 1832, Offence (I think reads) Stripping a child of Clothes on the Town ?
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9P116

Description List: aged 17, Trade Nurse Maid
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON19-1-12$init=CON19-1-12P502JPG

Marriage
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-1$init=CON52-1-1P077

Convict Changes History

Russ Wittick on 21st August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 25th December, 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th March, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Iris Dunne on 21st August, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 410 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 410), occupation, crime

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