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Mary Marsh (1806–?)

Mary Bosworth was sentenced to seven years transportation for 'man robbery'. She arrived in Sydney in 1833 aboard the Buffalo. According to the ship's indent she was married, her occupation was barmaid and washerwoman, and she was 4 ft 10 ins (147 cms) tall. She was assigned to Edward Farley where she met her husband Henry Marsh, who had also been assigned to Farley. They married in 1836.

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  • Bosworth, Mary

Shropshire, England

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years