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Details for the convict Mary Dickenson (1788)

Convict Name:Mary Dickenson
Trial Place:Southwark
Trial Date:1787
Arrival Details
Ship:Lady Penrhyn
Arrival Year:1788
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Mary Dickenson also arrived at Sydney Cove on the 26th January 1788. She was a convict who had sailed from England aboard the First Fleet transport ship, Lady Penrhyn.

Her trial had been held at Southwark, Surrey, Quarter Sessions on the 8th January 1787 where she was charged with:

a) Committed the 23rd day of November, 1786, by T. Waterhouse, Esq, charged on the oaths of Elizabeth Marin, Richard Marks, John Hall and Richard Jackson on suspicion of feloniously stealing, taking and carrying away, from the shop of Richard Marks, on the 22d inst, in the parish of St. Saviour, in this County, eleven waistcoats, the property of the said Richard Marks.’

‘b) … Convicted of Felony and … ordered to be transported for the Term of Seven Years … to such parts beyond the Seas as His Majesty in his Privy Council shall be pleased to appoint and direct.’

Occupation: Barrow-woman Age: 26
Submitted by Researcher (6110) on 2 July 2016
Mary was born 1761 in Southwark England. She arrived on the first fleet1788. She married William Eggleton.( born 1756 in Kingston Herefordshire England) on 15 th Feb. 1789 one of the first marriages performed in the new colony. Mary and William had 4 children. Sarah 1788. William 1791. Another William 1793 and Elizabeth 1796. Elizabeth married. John Frazier in 1811. She then married Robert Lack 26 March 1826. She then married James Rishardson (her murderer) in 1834.
Submitted by Researcher (8501) on 18 September 2017

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