Wade, Mary

The youngest convict transported aboard Lady Juliana, the 11-year-old was convicted of assaulting and stealing from an eight-year-old girl. After she was tried at the Old Bailey, her death sentence was commuted to transportation. After arriving in Sydney, she was sent to Norfolk Island where she had two children. According to family legend, back in Sydney she lived in a tent on the banks of the Tank Stream before she settled in the Hawkesbury. She had 21 children in total and owned land in the Illawarra region. Her many descendants include Kevin Rudd.

Milestone
Born
Southwark, London, England
05 Oct 1777
Arrived Sydney
Lady Juliana
06 Jun 1790
Departed Sydney
Surprize
Aug 1790
Arrived Sydney
1800
Died
Wollongong, New South Wales
17 Dec 1859
Name
Alternate
Brooker, Mary
10 Feb 1817 - 17 Dec 1859
Occupation
Position
1789 - 1790
Aug 1790 - 07 Aug 1790
Relationship
Relative of