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Mary Dunstan (1765–1836)

Mary Dunstan nee Mullender was convicted of stealing 2 bolts of cloth and a silk handkerchief valued at 3 pounds 8/7 shillings and sentenced to seven years' transportation. She arrived at Port Jackson aboard the Lady Juliana in June 1790 as part of the Second Fleet.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Mullender, Mary
  • Dencham, Mary
  • Dunston, Mary
  • Densham, Mary
  • Dunsham, Mary

Chelmsford, Essex, England


27 March, 1836 (aged ~ 71)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years