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  • Collection: Who Was Mary Wade?

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Ninety-eight days after being sentenced to death, Mary Wade and Jane Whiting were granted his Majesty's pardon from their death sentences, on the condition that they be transported to Australia for the term of their lives.

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A transcript of the trial at which Mary Wade was sentenced to death on the 14th January 1789 at the Old Bailey.

An examination of the conditions faced by convicts, and many details regarding the process of transportation.

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A detailed and informative essay describing the world Mary Wade was born into, and the background behind the First Fleet, contributed by Marjorie Morrow, a great, great granddaughter of Mary Wade.

An introduction by the late Jeff Robinson, former Convenor of the second Mary Wade Family History Association.
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