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Mary Smith, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||York (Kingston Upon Hull) Quarter Session
30th December, 1830
9th May, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 181 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 551 (278)
||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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Jan Leslie on 26th January, 2012 wrote:
Mary Smith married, Lt. John Stoneham 27th Feb. 1832 in Hobart, Tasmania. She was born in 1808 in Newark On Trent, York, England. Mary died in 1850 in Corio, Victoria, Australia. Her crime was stealing 2 hankerchiefs, sentance was for 14 years.John and Mary had 9 children, William, Samuel, Clara, Phillip, James, Robert, Moses, Charles, Abraham. Mary’s husband is listed as being a carpenter. This is my husbands family and his side of the family come from John and Mary’s first child, William.
After Mary’s death, John married Eliza Griffin, they had 10 children.
Convict Changes History
Jan Leslie on 26th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1808-00-00, gender f