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Mary Watson

Mary Watson, one of 171 convicts transported on the Planter, 29 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Watson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 34 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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Planter
Departure date: 29th October, 1838
Arrival date: 9th March, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 365 (184)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 12
Name; Mary Watson
Age; 32
Protestant. Married
Native Place; France
Trade or calling; Kitchen-maid
Trial where & Date; Stealing shirts - 15 June 1838
Sentence; 10 years
Height; 5 ft. 2 1/4 in
Eyes; Chestnut
Hair; Brown
Completion; Sallow and pock-pitted

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 253
Name;  Mary Watson
Abode;  Parramatta General Hospital
Date of death; 1840, 24 Apr. Date of burial; 1840, 25 Apr
Age; 39 ** as per register **
Details; Per ship; Planter
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; H H Bobart

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1840 (prev. 0000)

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