Mary MORTON

Family name(s) MORTON, MOULTON
Given name(s) Mary
Alternate name(s) Moulton
Sex Female
Occupation Servant
Age when departed England 20
Trial date 23 February 1785
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing 17 handkerchiefs
Value of crimes 23 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Lady Penrhyn
Date left colony
Date of Death

Notes

The crime was one involving shoplifting.Gave birth to child on 16 November 1789 (d 14 February 1790) whose father was a seaman. This child’s mother is not identified very clearly in the sources, but Mary Morton is most probably the mother.