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Mary Sherbird, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 315 (159)
||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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D Wong on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:
Mary Sherbird was 15 years old when convicted of stealing 1 coat, 1 shawl, 1 apron and 1 bonnet, value £1.11.6., the goods of her employer.
Ship Surgeon: An impudent girl.
Her occupation was a Housemaid/Stay maker.
Mary was born at Bethnal Green, she had dark grey eyes, red hair, was 5’0 1/2” tall and a mole on the right side of her chin, was illiterate, fresh freckled complexion.
Mary’s father was a Twopenny Postman, Temple & Bridge St., Blackfriars - Sherbird Cloth Fair - she was last with her mother.
1832: Assigned to Mr N Jones
1833-35: Assigned to Mr W Evans.
In 1832: She married John Danvers (Asia) and they had 3 children. Mary and John move to Victoria around 1854, but found no death for Mary in Victoria.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1813, date of death 1858, gender, occupation, crime