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Mary Whitear

Mary Whitear, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Whitear
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Housemaid
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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 549 (277)
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

D Wong on 27th October, 2012 wrote:

Mary Whitear was 32 years old on arrival in VDL.  She was transported for stealing a Counterpane and 6 silver spoons from her master.

Mary was 5’3 1/2” tall, single, fresh complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair and was a Pin Cook and Housemaid.

1832-1835 Muster: Assigned to Edward Curr.

1832: Married James Pickstock/Pitstock (Lord Hungerford).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1798, gender, occupation, crime

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