MARY BECK was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey on 8 April 1812 and sentenced to transportation for seven years per Wanstead (1814).
On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol, which was located at present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta, including land now occupied by the Riverside Theatres.
- Tried and convicted: 8 April 1812, Old Bailey, London, England
- Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1812, Old Bailey, London, England
- Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 24 August 1813, Spithead, England
- Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 9 January 1814, Port Jackson, New South Wales
- Forwarded to the first Parramatta Female Factory, the Factory Above the Gaol: 13 January 1814, Factory Above the Gaol, (present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta).
- Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 28 October 1812, trial of MARY BECK (t18120408-59).
- New South Wales Government, Copies of letters sent within the Colony, Series 937, Reels 6004-6016, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
- Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 28 October 1812, trial of MARY BECK (t18120408-59), accessed 4 December 2018.
- The Digital Panopticon (https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/, Version 1.1), Mary Beck Life Archive (ID: obpt18120408-59-defend635), accessed 4 December 2018.
# Trial Place: Old Bailey
# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation
# Ship: Wanstead (1814)
# Factory Above the Gaol
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