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Gardiner, Mary Ann (1791–?)

Mary Ann Day, a seamstress, was sentenced to seven years transportation at Dublin, Ireland, on 31 December 1825. Her age was given as 36 years. She arrived in Sydney in February 1827 aboard the Brothers. Described as a widow she married Frederick Meredith on 19 February 1833. In the 1828 Census she was listed as being an inmate of the Government Factory at Parramatta (Parramatta Female Factory). Following Meredith's death, she married Henry Gardiner at Parramatta in 1856.

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Alternative Names
  • Meredith, Mary Ann
  • Day, Mary Ann

Dublin, Ireland

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years