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Mary Ann Clifton (1806–1878)

Mary Ann (Tryphena) Morgan (alias Prother) was sentenced to seven years' transportation. She arrived in Sydney in 1834 aboard the Numa and was classed as a housemaid and cook. She was listed as a married woman from Herefordshire.

On 22 March 1836 she had a daughter, Charlotte Louise Underwood, with Thomas Underwood.

In 1840, at the Presbyterian Church in Maitland, she married Thomas Clifton.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Morgan, Tryphena
  • Morgan, Mary Ann
  • Clifton, Mary Ann Tryphena
  • Prothero, Mary Ann Tryphena

Penderyn, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales


20 May, 1878 (aged ~ 72)
Greta, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years