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Mary Stewart

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Stewart
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Tyrone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


Primary source: Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 wrote:

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 2: Mary Stewart, aged 50; convict; disease or hurt, prolapsus uteri. Put on sick list, 8 March 1844. Discharged, 12 March 1844.
Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p122
620. Mary Stewart. Tried at Tyrone, 30 Dec 1843, 7 years, Transported for Larceny. Gaol report , bad. Twice convicted before, married. Stated this offence, Stealing linen pr. At Omagh, Co Tyrone. Once 3 months for a quilt, again 3 months for same. Surgeon’s report, Good. Native of London, age 40, trade, Housemaid. C. of E.
This woman has a child in the Orphan School.
T. of L. 26/9/1848.
Cond. Pardon approved, 5/2/1850. Free Cert, 17/1/51.
Marriage Permission:
620. Mary Stewart, Greenlaw, and 1902. Jonathan Rushworth, Duncan, permission dated 30 Nov 1847.
Marriage. https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-7p225j2k
St John church, Launceston, 4 Jan 1848, Jonathan Rushworth, age 41, Ticket of Leave, single man, and Mary Stewart, 44, widow, prisoner. Both signed with their X. Witnesses, Patrick Kelly and S. Wood.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1 (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Stewart, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupat

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