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Mary Stewart, one of 113 convicts transported on the Platina, 22 April 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 36
||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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Anonymous on 5th September, 2012 wrote:
Tried Central Criminal Court 27 Feb 1837
Anonymous on 7th September, 2012 wrote:
Mary Stewart was tried under the name of Mary STEWARD in the Old Bailey records. She stole 1 sovereign from John Thompson.
Mary had been convicted before. She had served 4 years and 10 months in the Penitentiary at Millbank. She was noisy and often troublesome on the ship’s report.
Mary was a widow - her real name was Mary Monaghan. She was 5’3" tall, now single, neither read or write, can wash and plain needle.
1843: Married William Butters (Sarah 1837), he would have been 29 years old then and she would have been 42.
I could find no children or her death date.
Helen Lang on 13th May, 2016 wrote:
Convict Description CON/19/25
Free Certificate No 1126 in 1844
Married 17 April 1843 St Luke’s Campbelltown Tasmania No 664/184
She gave her age as 29 William Butters was 26
He was a ploughman she a widow
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 7th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1805-00-00
Anonymous on 5th September, 2012 made the following changes: