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Convict uniform as punishment

William MAYBERRYAge: 4317991842

Name
William MAYBERRY
Given names
William
Surname
MAYBERRY
Birth 1799
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry/Maybury was born abt. 1798 - 1842".

Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William

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Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"William was born at Rawmarsh, Sheffield UK. in 1799. On his birth certificate William's surname was Mayberry not Maybury, it seems to have been changed to Maybury later."

Note: Noted that his native place was Sheffield in England.
Death of a motherArebella BARLOW
about April 1802 (Age 3)
Citation details: 13 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"In addition, in the parish records on FindMyPast there is a burial for an Arabella Mawberry 23 April 1802 in Rawmarsh which strengthen the link between the marriage in Sheffield and the baptism of William in Rawmarsh."

Conviction
Court martialed
February 17, 1818 (Age 19)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names, page 1741.
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register

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Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William

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Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"William was a private soldier with the 3rd Own Kings Dragoons in France in 1818 when he was Court Martialled for stealing the briefcase of a French Official. He received 7 years & was transported on the "Surrey" from England to Tassie arriving in 1819."

Note: William and Thomas Hill were both court martialled in Guines, France for stealing a portmanteau. Both were sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Imprisonment
On board the hulk "Bellerophon"
between July 27, 1818 and September 12, 1818 (Age 19)
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register

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Transported
On board the "Surrey" I (3)
September 29, 1818 (Age 19)
Convict
Arrived on board the "Surrey" I (3)
March 4, 1819 (Age 20)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names, page 1741
Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record
Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record

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Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William

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Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports page 17
Note: William along with 156 other convicts arrived in Sydney en route to Tasmania. His occupation was given as an "iron founder" and described as being 5' 7" tall, with hazel eyes, brown hair with fair to ruddy complexion, who had no complaints and was well behaved. On this voyage the Surrey also sailed to Hobart with William arriving there on 18 March 1819.
Transported
On board the "Surrey" I (3)
March 18, 1819 (Age 20)
Citation details: 13 October 2014
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry was transported to Tasmania, and was not one of the six convicts who disembarked in NSW."

Convict Muster 1821 (Age 22)
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: Willm Mayberry Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1817-1821 Place of Conviction: Court Martial Guinne France

Mayberry - William - 1821 Convict Muster
Mayberry - William - 1821 Convict Muster

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Note: It was noted that he was a servant of Mr. Evans, the Deputy Surveyor General at this time.
Certificate of Freedom
Dated
February 18, 1825 (Age 26)
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: William Maybery Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1826

Conviction
For attempting to quit the Colony
August 10, 1825 (Age 26)

Mayberry - William Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions

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Note: William secreted himself on this day on board the ship "Elizabeth" with intent to quit the Colony, the ship being on the point of sailing - his name not being on the Port Clearance - the said Wm. Mayberry not having conformed to the Colonies ??????. To find sureties for 12 months (AWHH).
Note: Did this occur in Hobart or Sydney?
Property
Received order for grant of land
November 1825 (Age 26)

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825
Text:

Name: William Maybury Event Date: Nov 1825 Event Description: On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land Comments: Former private, 48th Regiment; sawyer Series: (NRS 898) Special bundles, 1794-1825 Item: 9/2652 Page: 97

Note: Presumably in or around Hobart.
Convict Muster 1826 (Age 27)
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: William Maybery Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1826

Conviction
Found in a disorderly house
October 31, 1828 (Age 29)
Mayberry - William Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions

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Note: Discharged?
Emigration after November 1828 (Age 29)
Citation details: 13 October 10`4
Text:

In part:

"He eventually left Tassie aboard the 1st whaling boat that went off to the NZ Fisheries in 1828 this boat was called the "Caroline".

Property
Granted land
December 6, 1832 (Age 33)
Permission to Marry 1833 (Age 34)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Marriages 1810 - 1851, page 444
Note: Permission to marry was granted by Rev. Charles Fleydell Neale Wilson. William was free, whilst Mary was on bond. Mary was 23 whilst William was 34.
Religious marriageMary HALLView this family
January 4, 1834 (Age 35)
Address: Christ Church
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"Samuel's parents are Stephen & Elizabeth Smith nee Mayberry/Maybury, originally Mayberry but there are various spellings in later documents, as you probably know they spelt it how it sounded to the scribe, (which would have made it very difficult if they had an accent) I have attached some documents that will give you some help if you are interested. Most of Samuel's siblings were born in and around Clarence Town NSW. They also have a long history with the Bulladelaha area in NSW."

Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record
Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record

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Mayberry - Hall - William and Mary
Mayberry - Hall - William and Mary

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Dowdey - Mary
Dowdey - Mary

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Citation details: V18341389 18/1834 MAYBERRY WILLIAM HALL MARY CH
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Ann MAYBURY
December 21, 1834 (Age 35)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 574
Citation details: V1834794 19/1834 MAYBURY MARY A WILLIAM MARY
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"the first child born was Mary Ann named after her mother , she was a Sunday child on this day 21st December 1834 she was baptised in the church of England - Christ Church parish in Newcastle by the minister who married her parents the reverend C. Pleydell. N. Wilton."

Maybury - Mary Ann - Birth and baptism
Maybury - Mary Ann - Birth and baptism

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Number of childrenMary HALLView this family
4

Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"Mary Ann & William Mayberry had another child Jane."

Note: Susan Smith has advised that William and Mary had a daughter, Jane. Jennifer Bolton also advises tha…
Baptism of a daughterMary Ann MAYBURY
March 22, 1835 (Age 36)
Address: Christ Church Cathedral
Maybury - Mary Ann - Birth and baptism
Maybury - Mary Ann - Birth and baptism

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Birth of a son
#2
James MAYBURY
February 8, 1837 (Age 38)
Citation details: V18371134 21/1837 MAYBURY JAMES WILLIAM MARY A
Publication: Internet Family History Association of Australia; 2000
Text:

"The next child was James Mayberry he was born on Wednesday the 8th of February 1837 and like Mary was baptised by the reverend Wilton."

Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"The next child was James Mayberry he was born on Wednesday the 8th of February 1837 and like Mary was baptised by the reverend Wilton."

Birth of a daughter
#3
Elizabeth MAYBURY
May 25, 1839 (Age 40)
Citation details: V18391320 23A/1839 MAYBURY ELIZABETH WILLIAM MARY
Publication: Internet Family History Association of Australia; 2000
Text:

"The last child was Elizabeth she was born on Saturday the 25th of May 1839 she likewise was to be baptised by reverend Wilton, Elizabeth was to marry Donald Cameron Wednesday 17th August"

Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"The next child was Elizabeth she was born on Saturday the 25th of May 1839 she likewise was to be baptised by reverend Wilton, Elizabeth of the parish of Clarence Town was to marry Stephen Smith of the parish of Dungog on 24th September 1855 in the parish of Dungog, NSW."

Birth of a daughter
#4
Jane MAYBURY
May 12, 1841 (Age 42)
Shultz - Jane
Shultz - Jane

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Dowdey - Mary
Dowdey - Mary

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Obituary - Shultz - Jane
Obituary - Shultz - Jane

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Death Certificate - Shultz - Jane
Death Certificate - Shultz - Jane

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Note: No record of the birth of Jane can be found. The headstone for Jane is inscribed that she was 93 years of age at the time of her death in 1934. Also the Death Certificate of her Mother, Mary DOWDEY, includes the information that Jane was 49 years of age at the time of her death in 1890. Jennifer Bolton also advises that Harry and Yvonnie Arnall advised her that a daughter Jane was born on 12 May 1841 at Williams River.
Death March 3, 1842 (Age 43)

Cause of death: Accidently killed
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry/Maybury was born abt. 1798 - 1842".

Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"The info I have says he was accidently killed whilst cleaning his musket after a hunting trip. Apparently he wasn't shot but it recoiled and cause internal injuries which he died of."

Citation details: 13 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"Inquest: No.71 at Dungog. Date 22.3.1842, William MABRAY, Date of death 3.3.1842, Thomas Cook PM Coroner, Verdict: Accidentally killed. (A 'shot while loading/cleaning his “musket” after a hunting trip theory, has been handed down through the family). To date no death certificate has been found, so we don’t know where William is buried. Sadly when the court house at Stroud burned down a lot of records were lost."

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Maybray-William - Inquest
Maybray-William - Inquest

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Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1831 - 1842
Citation details: Monday 14 March 1842,page 2
Note: I am unable to find any relevant death registration.
Inquest March 22, 1842 (19 days after death)
Citation details: 13 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"Inquest: No.71 at Dungog. Date 22.3.1842, William MABRAY, Date of death 3.3.1842, Thomas Cook PM Coroner, Verdict: Accidentally killed. (A 'shot while loading/cleaning his “musket” after a hunting trip theory, has been handed down through the family). To date no death certificate has been found, so we don’t know where William is buried. Sadly when the court house at Stroud burned down a lot of records were lost."

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Maybray-William - Inquest
Maybray-William - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au.

Note: Inquest: No.71 at Dungog. Date 22.3.1842,
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 27, 1797Sheffield, , England, United Kingdom
2 years
himself
Family with Mary HALL - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 4, 1834Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
Samuel RICHES + Mary HALL - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
step-daughter
2 years
step-son
… … + Mary HALL - View this family
wife
step-daughter
Samuel DOWDIE + Mary HALL - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: September 4, 1851Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry/Maybury was born abt. 1798 - 1842".

BirthMuster - Surry (3) - Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William

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BirthEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"William was born at Rawmarsh, Sheffield UK. in 1799. On his birth certificate William's surname was Mayberry not Maybury, it seems to have been changed to Maybury later."

ConvictionThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names, page 1741.
ImprisonmentHulk Register - Mayberry - William
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register
Mayberry - William - Hulk Register

Note: Image kindly supplied by Susan Smith

ConvictThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Convict Names, page 1741
TransportedEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 13 October 2014
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry was transported to Tasmania, and was not one of the six convicts who disembarked in NSW."

Convict MusterWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: Willm Mayberry Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1817-1821 Place of Conviction: Court Martial Guinne France

Mayberry - William - 1821 Convict Muster
Mayberry - William - 1821 Convict Muster

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au.

Certificate of FreedomWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: William Maybery Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1826

ConvictionMayberry - William - Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions

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PropertyMaybury - William - Personal Record
PropertyWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825
Text:

Name: William Maybury Event Date: Nov 1825 Event Description: On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land Comments: Former private, 48th Regiment; sawyer Series: (NRS 898) Special bundles, 1794-1825 Item: 9/2652 Page: 97

Convict MusterWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
Text:

Name: William Maybery Vessel: Surrey Province: Tasmania Title: List of convicts (incomplete) Year(s): 1826

ConvictionMayberry - William - Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions
Mayberry - William Convictions

Note: Image kindly provided by Susan Smith.

EmigrationEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 13 October 10`4
Text:

In part:

"He eventually left Tassie aboard the 1st whaling boat that went off to the NZ Fisheries in 1828 this boat was called the "Caroline".

PropertyMaybury - William - Personal Record
Permission to MarryThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Marriages 1810 - 1851, page 444
MarriageEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"Samuel's parents are Stephen & Elizabeth Smith nee Mayberry/Maybury, originally Mayberry but there are various spellings in later documents, as you probably know they spelt it how it sounded to the scribe, (which would have made it very difficult if they had an accent) I have attached some documents that will give you some help if you are interested. Most of Samuel's siblings were born in and around Clarence Town NSW. They also have a long history with the Bulladelaha area in NSW."

MarriageMarriage Certificate - Mayberry - Hall
Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record
Mayberry - Hall - Marriage record

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Mayberry - Hall - William and Mary
Mayberry - Hall - William and Mary

Note: Image kindly provided by Susan Smith.

MarriageDeath Certificate - Dowdey - Mary
Dowdey - Mary
Dowdey - Mary

Note: Image kindly provided by Susan Smith.

MarriageM - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V18341389 18/1834 MAYBERRY WILLIAM HALL MARY CH
Number of childrenEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"Mary Ann & William Mayberry had another child Jane."

Number of childrenMaybury - William - Personal Record
DeathEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry/Maybury was born abt. 1798 - 1842".

DeathEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"The info I have says he was accidently killed whilst cleaning his musket after a hunting trip. Apparently he wasn't shot but it recoiled and cause internal injuries which he died of."

DeathEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 13 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"Inquest: No.71 at Dungog. Date 22.3.1842, William MABRAY, Date of death 3.3.1842, Thomas Cook PM Coroner, Verdict: Accidentally killed. (A 'shot while loading/cleaning his “musket” after a hunting trip theory, has been handed down through the family). To date no death certificate has been found, so we don’t know where William is buried. Sadly when the court house at Stroud burned down a lot of records were lost."

DeathWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Maybray-William - Inquest
Maybray-William - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au.

DeathNewspaper - The Sydney Herald
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1831 - 1842
Citation details: Monday 14 March 1842,page 2
InquestEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 13 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"Inquest: No.71 at Dungog. Date 22.3.1842, William MABRAY, Date of death 3.3.1842, Thomas Cook PM Coroner, Verdict: Accidentally killed. (A 'shot while loading/cleaning his “musket” after a hunting trip theory, has been handed down through the family). To date no death certificate has been found, so we don’t know where William is buried. Sadly when the court house at Stroud burned down a lot of records were lost."

SourceEmails - Susan Smith
Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"William Mayberry/Maybury was born abt. 1798 - 1842".

Note: First began corresponding in 2010.