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Amelia Street (1780–1826)

Amelia Bellars was sentenced to 14 years transportation for possessing forged and counterfeit banknotes. She arrived in Sydney, with her 8-year-old daughter, Mary Ann (Marianne) in 1811 aboard the Friends. By 1814 she was living with Thomas Street. They married in 1823.

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Alternative Names
  • Bellars, Amelia
  • Bellares, Amelia
  • Ballaires, Amelia



30 August, 1826 (aged ~ 46)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: forgery
Sentence: 14 years