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Mary Worth, one of 151 convicts transported on the Mary, 09 June 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Session
9th June, 1831
19th October, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 101 (53). Tasmanian Archives.
||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 21st July, 2017 wrote:
Mary WORTH was convicted at Knutsford, Chester, England on 18 Oct 1830 for stealing wearing apparel. (Her sister Sarah WORTH was also convicted and transported.) 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Mary’ arriving 19 Oct 1831.
Single woman, 1 child; house servant; aged 23yrs; 5’4 1/2” .
Native Place of birth: Chedle, England.
Sister: Sarah WORTH (transported to VDL on same ship)
Work services. No misconduct on her record.
10 June 1836: Ticket of Leave granted.
24 Feb 1836: Application for permission to marry - to John COX (transported per ‘Red Rover’). (https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/cox/john/841030) Query if this proceeded to a marriage.
28 Dec 1840: a Mary WORTH married Joseph BOTTOM, at Launceston. Query if this is the same person.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 21st July, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 101 (53). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 101 (53)), date of