THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Arrived: 26th January 1788.
Vessel: The Lady Penrhyn.
transported for 7 years.
Occupation: Mantua maker.
Married: (1) James Carrol
(2) John Nichols 24th March 1788 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Mary Carroll, a mantua maker, had been convicted
at the Old Bailey on 25th October 1786 for stealing goods to the value
of fifteen shillings from Charles Dobson. Mary was aged 36 at the time
and was married to James Carroll. She married John Nichols at Sydney on
24th March 1788 but was separated from him and transported to Norfolk
Island on 2nd October, 1788 along with other convicts in an attempt to
relieve the plight of the colony caused by food shortages.
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 1, Page 335, published
by The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc.
John Cobley, The Crimes of the First Fleet Convicts.
of New South
Wales, November 1828, edited by Malcolm R. Sainty and Keith A. Johnson.
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