Mary Wade is 'pardoned' to transportation

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Mary Wade is 'pardoned' to transportation
Old Bailey Proceedings supplementary material, Lidia Jones, Elizabeth Shakespeare, Esther Thornton, Catherine Heyland, Ann Steel, Elizabeth Smith, Mary Wade, Jane Whiting, Margaret Wood, Sarah M'Cormick, Mary Kimes, Mary Chafey, Sarah Young, Mary Hook, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Mary Hounsom, 22nd April 1789.

Subject

Mary Wade

Description

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.

Source

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=o17890422-2-defend1057&div=o17890422-2. Accessed 2010-08-07.

Publisher

Old Bailey Online

Date

1789-04-22

Language

en-GB

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Text

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The following Prisoners accepted the conditions mentioned in his Majesty's pardon, viz.

To be transported during the term of their lives.

Lidia Jones ; Elizabeth Shakespeare ; Esther Thornton ; Catherine Heyland ; Ann Steel ; Elizabeth Smith ; Mary Wade ; Jane Whiting .

The following Prisoners accepted the conditions, viz.

To be transported for the term of seven years .

Margaret Wood ; Sarah M'Cormick ; Mary Kimes , alias Potten ; Mary Chafey ; Sarah Young ; Mary Hook ; Elizabeth Goldsmith ; Mary Hounsom .