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Mary Little (1784–1857)

Mary Norman was sentenced to 14 years transportation for trying to present a forged Bank of England note and for having another forged note in her possession. She arrived in Sydney in 1811 aboard the Friends. By 1814 she was living with Arthur Little; they married in 1825.

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Alternative Names
  • Norman, Mary

Elton, Huntingdonshire, England


8 June, 1857 (aged ~ 73)
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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Convict Record

Crime: forgery
Sentence: 14 years