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Mary Lamb (1773–1815)

Mary Farrell was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a watch. She arrived in Sydney in 1810 aboard the Canada. She married Michael Lamb in 1811 but reportedly left him shortly afterwards to live with one of his labourer's, Thomas King. Mary and Thomas had a daughter Rebecca in 1813. Mary died in 1815.

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  • Farrell, Mary



15 February, 1815 (aged ~ 42)
Portland Head, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years