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Details for the ship Lady Shore (1797)

Ship Name:Lady Shore  
Rig Type:S.
Build Year:1793
Size (tons):316
Voyage Details
Master:James Willcocks
Sailed:May 1797
Arrived:28 August 1797
Days Travel:
Convicts Landed:2 males & 66 female convicts
Notes:Mutiny by guard and several sailors took place on 1 August 1797 when 4 days from Rio de Janeiro. Destination Río de la Plata and when entering Montevideo was condemned as a Spanish prize.

List of convict passengers

Anderson, HannahDancer, SarahKelly, RebeccaPerks, Susannah
Andrews, MarthaDavison, AgnesKeys, SusannahPrice, Mary
Arch, MaryDymond, MargaretKing, SusannahPullen, Ann
Bailey, MaryFoster, CatherineKnowles, LauncelotReeves, Mary
Barnes, ElizabethGarratt, SarahLemon, AnnRicketts, Elizabeth
Barry, JaneGrigg, JaneLewis, SarahRogers, Elizabeth
Birch, MarthaGrubb, CharlotteLisle, James GeorgeSimmonds, Mary
Bottle, SarahHenderson, MaryMartin, ElizabethSmith, Ann
Bourne, HannahHill, ElizabethMiller, MarySmith, Sarah
Cartwright, JaneHooper, AnnMinning, ElizabethStorridge, Mary
Clarke, MaryHowarth, MaryMoore, ElizabethThomas, Mary
Clarke, MaryHutton, JaneNewman, Nancy ManningThorpe, Mary
Clarke, SarahJohnson, FrancesNorman, AnneWhitehouse, Lucy
Collins, SarahJohnstone, SusannahNugent, ElizabethWilkinson, Sarah
Cooper, CatherineJones, MaryOffley, MaryWilliams, Ann
Corrie, AnnJones, MaryOrbury, EstherWilson, Ann
Crompton, ElizabethKelly, AnnOrford, MargaretWood, Elizabeth

Note: The number of convicts recorded on this site that are associated with the ship Lady Shore is 68 .This figure may not correlate with the full listing of convicts recorded in official documents.


  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/1, pp.219-222
  • Bateson, Charles & Library of Australian History (1983). The convict ships, 1787-1868 (Australian ed). Library of Australian History, Sydney : pp.151-157

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