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Rolt, Mary (c. 1757–?)

Mary Rolt (c.1757- ) was sentenced to 7 years transportation in June 1786 at London for an unknown crime. She arrived at Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Prince of Wales as part of the First Fleet. In October 1788 she was sent to Norfolk Island on the Golden Grove. By June 1794 she was living with Samuel King, a marine, who had also been sent to the island on the Golden Grove.

Rolt left Norfolk Island for England on the Britannia in October 1796.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 312

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'Rolt, Mary (c. 1757–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/rolt-mary-30759/text38106, accessed 19 June 2021.

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c. 1757

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years