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Mary Ann Snook

Mary Snook, one of 109 convicts transported on the Midas, 22 July 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Snook
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1896
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 22nd July, 1825
Arrival date: 17th December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 108 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 281 (142)
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

Linda Myles on 13th August, 2016 wrote:

Daughter of Edmund Snook and Elizabeth Gray. Married Thomas Kearns in 1826.
Had son John Snook (Kearns) in 1825, and daughter Mary Ann in 1827, and son William in 1831

Wendy Durkin on 30th April, 2022 wrote:

Mary Ann’s parents were Nicholas and Martha Snook. She was born in Frome, Somerset, had a older sister Ann who died, an older brother John, another sister Ann, then tounger brother William, James , and sisters Martha, my great, great, great grandmother,Sarah and Emma.

Convict Changes History

Linda Myles on 13th August, 2016 made the following changes:

firstname: Mary Ann (prev. Mary), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1896 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Tia Cross on 22nd February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 1800), occupation, crime

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