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Mary Williams, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 22 January 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 19 (11). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 28th May, 2016 wrote:
Mary Williams (proper name Ann McDermott)was convicted at Lincoln on 5 July 1845 for stealing from the person. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Emma Eugenia’ 1846.
Single woman; aged 24yrs; nursegirl/servant; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Nottingham.
Brother - John McDermott (transported 4yrs prior on the ‘Earl Grey’)
6mths Probation - of services in Colony.
Several records of misconduct and punishments, including being at Female Factories, Hobart and Launceston.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th May, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 19 (11). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 19 (1