Mary Bull (1773–)

MARY BULL was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey on 7 April 1813 and sentenced to transportation for life per Wanstead (1814). On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol.


  • Alias: MARY BAIL (c.f. Old Bailey trial)


  • 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 (, version 8.0), 28 October 1812, trial of WILLIAM BOURNE and MARY BAIL (t18130407-6), accessed 4 December 2018.
  • The Digital Panopticon (, Version 1.1), Mary Bail Life Archive (ID: obpt18130407-6-defend85), accessed 4 December 2018.


# Convict

# Trial Place: Old Bailey

# Punishment: Transportation for Life

# Ship: Wanstead (1814)

# Factory Above the Gaol

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