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Matilda Turner

Matilda Turner, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matilda Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey, Town and Borough of Southwark Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 15th February, 1828
Arrival date: 27th June, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: LINC Tasmania online records (Conduct Record - CON40-1-9)(Description List - CON19-1-13). Trove. Australian Convict Transportation Register (Class: HO 11; Piece: 6)
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

Kaye Sutton on 22nd July, 2018 wrote:

Married Thomas Pettit bachelor(came free Orielia WA) she spinster (Mermaid)
on 13/01/1831 in Hobart Town
He signed she signed with x
Marriage permission 01/12/1830.
Couple moved to L’ton 1835 he a Farrier and blacksmith, she absconded from his house in July 1836
She may have arrived in VDL with a child or pregnant.  ? any record of children on this voyage of Mermaid

Iris Dunne on 22nd July, 2018 wrote:

Convicted Date: 22 Oct 1827

Conduct Record:- Transported for Larceny, Single, Protestant
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-9,374,173,F,60

Description List:- Aged 21, Trade: Servant of all work
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON19-1-13,570,488,F,58

Convict Changes History

Kaye Sutton on 22nd July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: LINC Tasmania online records Trove (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 315 (159))

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

gender: f

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

source: LINC Tasmania online records (Conduct Record - CON40-1-9)(Description List - CON19-1-13). Trove. Australian Convict Transportation Register (Class: HO 11; Piece: 6) (prev. LINC Tasmania online records Trove), date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), occu

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