New South Wales Contingent

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Bristol (5)
Cumberland (2)
Devonshire (1)
Durham (1)
Hampshire (1)
Lancashire (8)
London (2)
Middlesex (2)
Norfolk (1)
Northumberland (5)
Staffordshire (1)
Surrey (1)
Sussex (1)
Warwickshire (2)
Yorkshire (3)
Scotland (5)
Wales (2)


BRISTOL

Sarah Hopkins

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Where Tried:
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Stated Age on Arrival:
Native Place:
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Alias/AKA: –
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Lucy Mears

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Alias/AKA: –
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Sarah North

Date of Trial: 13 January 1817
Where Tried: Bristol Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1795
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Market Woman
Alias/AKA: –
Surgeon’s Remarks: A prostitute and bad disposition

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Elizabeth Patrick

Date of Trial: 13 January 1817
Where Tried: Bristol Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1794
Stated Age on Arrival: 24
Native Place:
Occupation: Hat Binder and Picker
Alias/AKA: –
Surgeon’s Remarks: A prostitute with the least shame

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Sophia Richards

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Where Tried:
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Occupation:
Alias/AKA: –
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CUMBERLAND

Sarah Armstrong

Date of Trial: 21 August 1816
Where Tried: Cumberland Gaol Delivery
Crime: Burglary
Sentence: Life/Death commuted
Est YOB: 1780
Stated Age on Arrival: 38
Native Place: Workington
Occupation: Housekeeper
Alias/AKA: Sarah Donald
Surgeon’s Remarks: A thief and liar, filthy

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Margaret Sellairs

Date of Trial: 21 August 1816
Where Tried: Cumberland Gaol Delivery
Crime: Uttering forged bank notes
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1782
Stated Age on Arrival:
Native Place: 36
Occupation: Flax Spinner
Alias/AKA: Margaret Wilson, Margaret Sella(e)rs
Surgeon’s Remarks: Inoffensive

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DEVON

Mary Johnson

Date of Trial: 19 March 1817
Where Tried: Devon Assizes
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1783
Stated Age on Arrival: 35
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant
Alias/AKA: –
Surgeon’s Remarks: Insolent but disposed to work

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DURHAM

Barbara Oliver

Date of Trial: 10 August 1816
Where Tried: Durham Assizes Court of Pleas Oyer and Terminer Gaol Delivery
Crime: Having forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1775
Stated Age on Arrival: 43
Native Place: Newcastle on Tyne
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA: –
Surgeon’s Remarks: Quiet and Industrious

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HAMPSHIRE

Mary Lenny

Date of Trial: 3 March 1817
Where Tried: Winchester Assizes
Crime: Having in possession forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1781
Stated Age on Arrival: 37
Native Place:
Occupation: Mantua Maker (School Teacher at trial)
Alias/AKA: Mary Linney, Mary Leary
Surgeon’s Remarks: A weak intellected woman and quiet

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LANCASHIRE

Mary Ann Buckley

Date of Trial: 30 January 1817
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1797
Stated Age on Arrival: 31
Native Place:
Occupation: Country work
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: A good disposition, but (?) devoid of reflection

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Mary Bridge

Date of Trial: 31 August 1816
Where Tried: Lancaster Assizes
Crime: Having in possession forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1766
Stated Age on Arrival: 47
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant & Cotton Weaver
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Inoffensive, deviant old woman

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Sarah Gordon

Date of Trial: 31 August 1816
Where Tried: Lancaster Assizes
Crime: Having in possession forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1789
Stated Age on Arrival: 29
Native Place:
Occupation: Child’s Nurse and Shoe Binder
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Mutinous, seditious and bad disposed woman

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Jane Jones

Date of Trial: 20 January 1817
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1782
Stated Age on Arrival: 36
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Quiet and industrious

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Margaret Lang

Date of Trial: 22 January 1817
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1776
Stated Age on Arrival: 52
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: A helpless old woman

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Ann Ross

Date of Trial: 22 January 1817
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1790
Stated Age on Arrival: 22
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Lazy, scrophulous, and epileptic, and very bad temper

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Sarah Marshall

Date of Trial: 24 July 1816
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1794
Stated Age on Arrival: 24
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Prostitute (not(?) insolent or bad disposed), industrious

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Catherine Welch

Date of Trial: 22 January 1817
Where Tried: Lancaster Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1789
Stated Age on Arrival: 29
Native Place:
Occupation: Needlework
Alias/AKA: Catherine Welsh
Surgeon’s Remarks: Quiet and industrious

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LONDON

Grace Blaker

Date of Trial: 18 September 1816
Where Tried: London Gaol Delivery
Crime: Having a forged bank note
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1794
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place: London
Occupation: Mantua Maker and Shoe Binder
Alias/AKA: Mary Blaker, Grace Blaken
Surgeon’s Remarks: A shameless prostitute, insolent, bad disposition

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Elizabeth Macginnis

Date of Trial: 15 January 1817
Where Tried: London Gaol Delivery
Crime: Receiving stolen property
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1775
Stated Age on Arrival: 43
Native Place:
Occupation: Housekeeper
Alias/AKA: Elizabeth MacGinnis/McGuiness/Maggannis
Surgeon’s Remarks: Rather insolent but a good mother, humane

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MIDDLESEX

Jane Barns

Date of Trial: 13 July 1816
Where Tried: Clerkenwell Session (Hicks Hall)
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1793
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Laundress
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: A character unworthy of any trust except what concerns her profession (a thief)

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Harriet Garva

Date of Trial: 18 September 1816
Where Tried: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Crime: Receiving stolen goods
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1782
Stated Age on Arrival: 27
Native Place:
Occupation: Straw Bonnet Maker (Fortune Teller and Milliner at Trial)
Alias/AKA: Harriet Garvey
Surgeon’s Remarks: Industrious

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NORFOLK

Susannah Mason

Date of Trial: 21 April 1817
Where Tried: Norfolk, Borough of Kings Lynn Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
Crime: Receiving stolen goods
Sentence: 14 Years
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Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Conducts herself with propriety

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NORTHUMBERLAND

Maria Courtney

Date of Trial: 24 July 1816
Where Tried: Berwick upon Tweed Borough Gaol Delivery
Crime: Coining
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1796
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Tolerably quiet and industrious

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Margaret Duffey

Date of Trial: 24 July 1816
Where Tried: Berwick upon Tweed Borough Gaol Delivery
Crime: Coining
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1773
Stated Age on Arrival: 45
Native Place: Belfast
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA: Margaret Duffie
Surgeon’s Remarks: Insolent and indolently inclined

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Jane Granger

Date of Trial: 15 August 1816
Where Tried: Northumberland Assizes
Crime: Coining
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1784
Stated Age on Arrival: 34
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Inoffensive and industrious

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Mary Moen

Date of Trial: 24 July 1816
Where Tried: Berwick upon Tweed Borough Gaol Delivery
Crime: Coining
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1796
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Needlework
Alias/AKA: Mary Moon
Surgeon’s Remarks: A good mother but a blasphemous and bad disposition

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Mary Smiles

Date of Trial: 16 April 1817
Where Tried: Northumberland Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1794
Stated Age on Arrival: 24
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Inoffensive and industrious

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STAFFORDSHIRE

Mary Jackson

Date of Trial: 1 August 1816
Where Tried: Stafford Assizes
Crime: Forgery
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1781
Stated Age on Arrival: 37
Native Place:
Occupation: Housekeeper
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Industrious

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SURREY

Amey Barfoot

Date of Trial: 27 March 1817
Where Tried: Surrey Assizes
Crime: Burglary
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1798
Stated Age on Arrival: 19
Native Place:
Occupation: Housekeeper
Alias/AKA: Amay Barfoot, Emma Burford, Amelia Burfoot
Surgeon’s Remarks: Well behaved and industrious

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SUSSEX

Jane Rogers

Date of Trial: 24 March 1817
Where Tried: Sussex Assizes
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1779
Stated Age on Arrival:
Native Place: Sussex
Occupation: Shopkeeper (Servant for Certificate of Freedom)
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Inoffensive, very sickly

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WARWICKSHIRE

Ann Dudley

Date of Trial: 12 August 1816
Where Tried: Warwick Assizes
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1786
Stated Age on Arrival: 32?
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Quiet and indolent

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Mary Eginton

Date of Trial: 12 August 1816
Where Tried: Warwick Assizes
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1788
Stated Age on Arrival: 30
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA: Mary Smith, Mary Eggington/Egerton
Surgeon’s Remarks: A thief and prostitute

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YORKSHIRE

Rosannah Euden

Date of Trial: 16 January 1816
Where Tried: York, Kingston upon Hull Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1796
Stated Age on Arrival: 32
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant, Stocking Weaver
Alias/AKA: Rosannah Huden/Hewdon
Surgeon’s Remarks: Prostitute, shameless and mutinous

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Mary Buxton

Date of Trial: 23 October 1816
Where Tried: York, West Riding Quarter Session
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1783
Stated Age on Arrival: 35
Native Place:
Occupation:
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: An indolent, inoffensive woman

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Hannah Hammond Crampton

Date of Trial: 8 March 1817
Where Tried: York Assizes
Crime: Having forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1787
Stated Age on Arrival: 31
Native Place:
Occupation: Housekeeper and Needlework
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Conducts herself with propriety and is very industrious

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SCOTLAND

Elizabeth Brodie

Date of Trial: 20 April 1817
Where Tried: Glasgow Court of Judiciary
Crime: Theft
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1795
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Mutinous and a prostitute

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Mary Cain

Date of Trial: 26 April 1817
Where Tried: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Crime: Theft
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1794
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA: Mary Kain
Surgeon’s Remarks: Industrious

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Jean Hume

Date of Trial: 26 April 1817
Where Tried: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Crime: Theft
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1793
Stated Age on Arrival: 24
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Industrious (nb referred to her as ‘Jane Hume’)

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Jean Macdonald

Date of Trial: 19 April 1817
Where Tried: Perth Court Justiciary
Crime: Reset of Theft
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1796
Stated Age on Arrival: 32
Native Place:
Occupation: Country Servant
Alias/AKA: Jean/Jane Pedan, Jean/Jane Dunlop
Surgeon’s Remarks: A good nurse but given to theft

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Elizabeth Robertson

Date of Trial: 23 September 1816
Where Tried: Stirling Court of Justiciary
Crime: Larceny
Sentence: 7 Years
Est YOB: 1795
Stated Age on Arrival: 23
Native Place: Stirling
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA: Elizabeth Davidson
Surgeon’s Remarks: Well behaved and industrious (nb referred to her as ‘Robinson’)

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WALES

Margaret Jones

Date of Trial: 5 April 1817
Where Tried: Denbighshire Great Session
Crime: Having forged bank notes
Sentence: 14 Years
Est YOB: 1787
Stated Age on Arrival: 31
Native Place:
Occupation: Needlework
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: A very industrious and well-disposed woman (Nurse)

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Sarah Chandler

Date of Trial: April 1817
Where Tried: Radnor Great Session
Crime: Forgery and escape from gaol
Sentence: Life
Est YOB: 1773
Stated Age on Arrival: 45
Native Place:
Occupation: Servant
Alias/AKA:
Surgeon’s Remarks: Quiet

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The Convicts
The Van Diemen’s Land Contingent
“Non Arrivals”

Introduction