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Mary White

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary White
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Janus
Departure date: 23rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 3rd May, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 105 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index. Tasmanian Convict Records.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

WHITE, Mary. Per “Janus”, 1820
1820 May 16 - On list of convicts transhipped from the “Janus” to the “Princess Charlotte” & forwarded to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.38)
Following their arrival in NSW per Janus, sixty-eight of the women were embarked on the ‘Princess Charlotte’ on 16th May, bound for Van Diemen’s Land. They were obliged at first to put back into port for a week because of unfavourable winds however soon resumed this second voyage. Twenty-five women were sent to Port Dalrymple and forty-three to Hobart. 

List of Prisoners per Princess Charlotte to Port Dalrymple.
Mary White, age 30, servant, Co Cork, Summer 1818, 7 years.
Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p232
19. Mary White.  per Janus 1820 & P. Charlotte, 1820. Tried at Cork, Lent 1819, 7 years. Transported for Vagrancy.
Feb 11 1828. Ux. Simmons/ D. & Disy. Fined 5/-.

Marriage Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD36-1-1p89j2k
Marriage in Church of St Johns, Launceston, 18 July 1820, Francis Symonds, of the New River, bachelor, and Mary White, of the New River, widow.  Both signed with X.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. Tasmanian Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: White, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1790, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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