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Details for the convict Mary Burke (1796)

Convict Name:Mary Burke
Trial Place:Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Trial Date:16 July 1794
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Year:1796
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According to the Criminal Register, Mary BURKE was born around 1775 in Wales. She was tried at the Old Bailey on July 16, 1794 and sentenced to transportation for seven years. In October of 1795, she left England aboard the Indispensable and arrived in New South Wales in April of 1796. She married James COX at St Phillips in Sydney, NSW on July 26, 1796. Their first child, John, was born on August 16, 1797. There were three daughters born in the early 1800s. Mary BURKE continues to appear in the Convict Muster Rolls until 1822. It is not known what happened to her after this point.
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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/1, p.205

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