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Brown, Mary (c. 1770–?)

Mary Brown (c.1770- ), a servant, was found guilty on 14 September 1796 at the Old Bailey, London, of stealing 10 pairs of women's shoes and one pair of slippers, from her employer's shop. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney aboard the Britannia in July 1798. Brown lived with George Clarke; they had at least one son and three daughters.

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'Brown, Mary (c. 1770–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/brown-mary-31265/text38655, accessed 5 December 2020.

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Birth

c. 1770

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Convict Record

Crime: theft (shop)
Sentence: 7 years