Mary Smith (c.1794-)

Irish woman tried in Dublin, Ireland in 1810 and transported per Catherine (1814). Later incarcerated at both the Factory Above the Gaol and the Parramatta Female Factory for multiple offences in the colony of New South Wales, including running away from the factory.


Names

  • Alias: Mary Leeson
  • Alternate: Mary Ann Leeson
  • Alternate: Catherine Leeson [the person who recorded this name in 1820 likely confused her first name and her ship name – see Year: 1820]

Timeline


Sources

  • Mary Smith,” in Peter Mayberry, Irish Convicts to New South Wales, 1788-1849, accessed 8 March 2017
  • New South Wales Government, Entrance books [Sydney Gaol], Series 2514, State Records Reels 850-853, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • WEDNESDAY,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842) Saturday 4 October 1817, p.2
  • DEPUTY COMMISSARY GENERAL’S OFFICE, Sydney, 5th February, 1821,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 31 March 1821, p.2
  • Classified Advertising,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 14 April 1821, p.1
  • Classified Advertising,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 21 April 1821, p.1
  • PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE. Sydney, April 28, 1821,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 28 April 1821 p.2
  • Classified Advertising,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842) Saturday 5 May 1821, p.2

Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Ship: Catherine (1814)

# First Female Factory

# Second Female Factory

# Year: 1820

# Year: 1821