THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE

Mary Ann Sullivan

Born: c1806
Arrived Sydney: 20 May 1822.
Vessel: Mary Ann 2.
Status: Convict, transported for life.
Occupation:
Married:
Buried:
Father: William Jones.
Mother: Unknown.

Profile:
Mary Ann Sullivan and Ann Turner were convicted of robbery at the Middlesex Goal Delivery on the 24 October 1821. Both girls were 16 years of age and were originally sentenced to death, however, following a successful petition from their respective mothers the sentence 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 on board. The voyage  lasted 146 days with a stopover 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.

On her arrival in Sydney, Mary Ann was assigned to the Female Factory at Parramatta, N.S.W.### 

A child, Sarah Jones was born to Mary Ann in c1828 - ?V18281006 19/1828.                                                                     

Contributed by Lyn Gill.

Reference:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes.
###General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of N.S.W., 1822 - ABGR - 1988.
http://www.convictrecords.com.au/convicts/sullivan/mary-ann/95402
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

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