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Silverthorn, Mary (c. 1756–1801)

Mary Heally (c.1756-1801), alias Mary Gill, was sentenced to 7 years transportation at Limerick, Ireland, on 31 July 1790. She arrived at Sydney in September 1791 aboard the Queen as part of the Third Fleet.

Heally married (as Mary Heley) John Silverthorn on 5 May 1794 at Parramatta. She died on 4 December 1801 at Sydney.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Heally, Mary
  • Healy, Mary
  • Healey, Mary
  • Gill, Mary
  • Heley, Mary
  • Howie, Mary
  • Howay, Mary

c. 1756


4 December 1801
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Key Events
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years