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Adams, Mary (1757–1788)

Mary Adams, a servant, was sentenced to seven years transportation for theft from her employer. She arrived in Sydney in 1788 aboard the Lady Penrhyn. She died three months later at Sydney Cove and was buried on 30 April 1788.

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'Adams, Mary (1757–1788)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/adams-mary-29765/text36851, accessed 8 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1757
England

Death

30 April 1788
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years