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Rose Smith

Rose Smith, one of 180 convicts transported on the Mary, 13 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rose Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: 16th June, 1913
Age: 94 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 a handkerchief
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 13th April, 1835
Arrival date: 7th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 28. State Archives NSW, HO10/52 and Roll:137 and Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4019]; Microfiche: 695)
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

Barbara on 22nd April, 2018 wrote:

Married convict John Edmunds 23/4/1841 in Maitland.

Barbara on 22nd April, 2018 wrote:

Married convict John Edmunds in Maitland in 1841. He ran a saddlery business in the town for many years. Together they had 10 children. Rose was also known as Rosina.

Iris Dunne on 22nd April, 2018 wrote:

Tried: 5 January 1835

Convict Indents: Age 19, can read, Protestant, Single, Native Place: Middlesex, Trade: Kitchen Maid, Offence: Maid Robbery, no former convictions

Ticket of Leave No.40/2798

Gaol Description & Entrance Books, Newcastle, 1832-1833, Year of Birth: 1819

Iris Dunne on 22nd April, 2018 wrote:

Burial: Rookwood Cemetery, NSW, Section C, Row 12, Catholic Mortuary 2 & 3, Inscription: mother of Esther O’Byrne

Convict Changes History

Barbara on 22nd April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 16th June, 1913 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Iris Dunne on 22nd April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 28. State Archives NSW, HO10/52 and Roll:137 and Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4019]; Microfiche: 695) (prev. Australian Joint Copying

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