Mary Lucas (1805–1863)

woman tried and convicted at the Old Bailey and sentenced to transportation for life per George Hibbert (1834) for breaking and entering a dwelling house and stealing various valuable items. LUCAS was later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of ALICE LUCAS and SUSANNA LUCAS.


  • Born: 1805, London, England
  • Tried and convicted: 10 April 1834, Old Bailey, London, England
  • Sentenced to transportation for life
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales per George Hibbert: 27 July 1834, Downs
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per George Hibbert: 1 December 1834, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Daughter ALICE LUCAS born: 7 October 1841, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter ALICE LUCAS baptised: 17 October 1841, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • Received Ticket of Leave: 29 February 1844, permitted to remain in Parramatta
  • Son SUSANNA LUCAS born: 4 December 1844, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Son SUSANNA LUCAS baptised: 8 December 1844, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • Died: 24 February 1863 (c.f. Ticket of Leave)



  • New South Wales Government, Tickets of Leave, 1810–1875, Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4186], (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales).
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, version 8.0), 10 April 1834, trial of MARY LUCAS (t18340410-101), accessed 6 October 2018.
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • The Digital Panopticon (, version 1.1), Mary Lucas Life Archive (ID: obpt18340410-101-defend669), accessed 6 October 2018.

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