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Margaret Mary Cornwell (1777–1828)

Margaret Stocker was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing 2 yards of printed cotton valued at 5 shillings. She arrived in Sydney in 1796 aboard the Indispensable. She married Isaac Cornwell in 1797 and by 1812 was living with John Stevenson.

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Alternative Names
  • Stocker, Margaret Mary
  • Stoker, Margaret Mary
  • Stockman, Margaret Mary

Cambridgeshire, England


17 September, 1828 (aged ~ 51)
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years