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Mary Ann Smith

Mary Ann Smith, one of 103 convicts transported on the Providence, 06 June 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Providence
Departure date: 6th June, 1821
Arrival date: 7th January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 38
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 19th August, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

SMITH, Mary Ann. Per “Providence”, 1822; two convicts of this name by this ship.

1823 May 5,6 - Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.244)
1823 Aug 4,6 - Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.16)
1824 - On list of Crown servants mustered in the employ of Archibald Bell in 1824 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.392a)
1825 -On list of convicts mustered in the service of Archibald Bell; in 1824 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.390b)

1825 Jan 11 - Re permission to marry William Richardson at Castlereagh (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.249)
1825 Mar 26 - Married to William [appears as James] Richardson and assigned to her husband (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.171)
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The last two items on the list above certainly refer to this person, who has a 14 year sentence.

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1828 NSW Census Index.

William Richardson, age 28, T.L. Elizabeth, 1816, Life, protestant, Painter Richmond district.
Mary Ann Richardson or Smith, age 26. G.S. Providence, 1820, 14 years.

Maureen Withey on 19th August, 2020 wrote:

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey
Elizabeth Clousley with many others
Royal Offences: coining offences, Royal Offences: coining offences
12th April 1820
FIFTEENTH DAY *, FRIDAY, APRIL 28.

436. THOMAS SALMON , MARY SMITH , GEORGE SCARBOROUGH , SAMUEL LONGMAN , ELIZABETH SMITH , JOSEPH HINDS , SOPHIA WOODBURY , THOMAS DYKES , DANIEL COX , GEORGE FANN , WILLIAM WOODHEAD , WILLIAM BROWN , WILLIAM HERBERT , HENRY CONNOLLY , JOHN AMBROOK , CHARLES ROSS , MARY ROBINSON , HENRY UPSTON , THOMAS MARR , WILLIAM WOODBURY , THOMAS GRAVES , RICHARD ELLARD , SAMUEL HASLER , ELIZABETH BROWN , ELIZABETH CLOUSLEY , JOHN PEARSON , JAMES RICHARDSON , JOHN SMALL , WILLIAM BULT , JOHN WILKS , WILLIAM YOUNG , and WILLIAM BROOKS were severally and separately indicted for feloniously having in their custody and possession forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to have been forged and counterfeited .

To which indictments the prisoners severally and separately pleaded GUILTY .

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Mr. Common Sergeant.

437. The same prisoners were again indicted for disposing of and putting away, forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to have been forged and counterfeited .

MR. REYNOLDS on the part of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England declined offering any evidence.

NOT GUILTY .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?div=t18200412-86

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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