THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Arrived Sydney: 20 May 1822.
Vessel: Mary Ann 2.
Status: Convict, transported for life.
Ann Turner and Mary Ann Sullivan were convicted of robbery at the Middlesex Goal Delivery on the 24 October 1821. Both girls were 16 years of age and were orginally sentenced to death, however, following a successful petition by their respective mothers their sentences was commuted to transportation for life. After spending a short period in prison the two girls were conveyed to the Mary Ann which sailed from Portsmouth on the 24 December 1821 with 108 female convicts om board. The voyage lasted 146 days with a stop over at Rio de Janeiro, on arrival in Sydney 62 female convicts were landed; another 45 were landed at Hobart and one had died on the trip.
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