Family name(s) SPENCER, SPENCE
Given name(s) Mary
Alternate name(s) Spence
Sex Female
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 19
Trial date 9 October 1786
Trial place Wigan, Lancashire
Crimes Stealing clothing
Value of crimes Unknown
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 5 years
Ship Prince of Wales
Date left colony
Date of Death


The 5 year term was a clerical error in Mary Spencer’s favour. It should have been 7 years. Gave birth to a child - a daughter (d 5 April 1788) - on 1 July 1787.