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Mary Carroll (1771–1801)

Mary Carroll was found guilty on 18 April 1787 at the Old Bailey Sessions of the theft of a child's cotton frock valued at three shillings. Sentenced to seven years transportation, she arrived in Sydney aboard the Lady Juliana in June 1790 as part of the Second Fleet. By 1801 she was living with Michael Lamb. She was recorded in the convict muster as his servant. She was buried on 30 December 1801.

* information from Michael Flynn, The Second Fleet: Britain’s Grim Convict Armada of 1790 (1993), p 191-92

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29 December, 1801 (aged ~ 30)
New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years