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Mary Young

Mary Young, one of 126 convicts transported on the Maria, 15 May 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Young
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Bad notes
Convicted at: Cumberland Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Maria
Departure date: 15th May, 1818
Arrival date: 7th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 126 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 23 (13)
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 4th June, 2015 wrote:

The Times, Tuesday, Aug 26, 1817; pg. 3

Mary YOUNG, aged 43, charged with having in her possession, on the 8th of October, 1816, 28 forged Bank of England notes of the value of 1L. each, 1
forged Bank of England note of the value of 2L., and 6 forged Bank of England notes of the value of 5L. each, knowing the same to be forged - 14 years

5/12/1828: Permission to marry Bernard Corcoran/Brien Daphne 1819) he was 32 and Mary 44.

26/12/1828: Married at Windsor – no issue found.

7/9/1831: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th June, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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