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Mary Carter (c. 1769–?)

Mary Carter/McCarty/McCarthy (1769- ) was sentenced to 7 years transportation on 11 September 1793 at Justice Hall, Old Bailey, London. She arrived at Sydney in October 1794 aboard the Surprize. She was living with Ferdinand Dowland by 1806. She married Moses Nelson on 02 November 1812 at St Matthew's Church of England, Windsor; they were still together in 1828.

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Alternative Names
  • McCarty, Mary
  • Mellan, Mary
  • Millan, Mary
  • McCarthy, Mary
  • Nelson, Mary

c. 1769

Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years