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Mary Ann Thompson
Mary Ann Thompson, one of 219 convicts transported on the Duchess of Northumberland, 25 November 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Mary Ann Thompson
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 603 (304). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-37,240,205,L,80. St. Johns Frieds of Orphan School http://www.orphanschool.org.au
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 wrote:
Mary Ann Thompson was convicted, with others, for robbery at York on 13/12/1851. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Duchess of Northumberland’, arriving 21/4/1853.
Married woman, 3 children; Protestant; read & write; housemaid; aged 32yrs; 5’2”.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good, very industrious.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 21/10/56 but later revoked. Restored 9/2/1858.
Conditional Pardon 14/06/1859.
Record for a child admitted to Queens Orphan School: Joseph Thompson aged 3yrs.
Discharged 8/6/1868 to John Warner, Cullenswood.
Maureen Withey on 21st May, 2020 wrote:
ADM 101/254/1C Medical journal of the Duchess of Northumberland, convict ship from 16 November 1852 to 27 April 1853 by Charles Smith, Surgeon Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in the convict service.
Folios 2-3: case no 1, Mary A Thomson, aged 30, Convict; taken ill at the Downs; sick or hurt, pleuritis, had also suffered from severe attacks of chronic rheumatism and habitually dyspeptic and every now and then profused whitish discharges from the vagina; put on sick list, 27 November 1852, discharged 6 December 1852 cured.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1821, gender, occupation, crime