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Mary Smith (?–c. 1811)

Mary Smith, alias Mary Macklin, was found guilty on 13 April 1791 at the Old Bailey, London, of stealing goods, which she then pawned, from the lodging house in which she resided. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney in February 1792 aboard the Pitt.

Smith was living with William Whiting by 1795. They had two daughters (Jane b. 1796) and Sarah (1798-1799). It is believed that Mary Smith died in 1810-1811.

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Alternative Names
  • Whiting, Mary
  • Macklin, Mary

c. 1811
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years