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92346 - - Experiment 1804 - - The Convict Ships - Charles Bateson
The Experiment, 568 ton was built at Stockton UK in 1798. She departed England on 4 December 1803 under master, Francis J Withers with 136 female convicts and 2 males. She encountered a violent gale in the Bay of Biscay and sustained considerable damage, springing the bowsprit and carrying away the main topgallant mast. In no condition to continue she limped back to Cowes for repairs. Sailing again on 2 January 1804. This time she encountered favourable weather except for adverse winds which kept her from entering Port Jacksonfor three days. Six female convicts died on the voyage and there were 21 prisoners sick on arrival.

102452 - - Experiment 1804 1804 24 June Sydney SG
Arrival of the 'Experiment' on 12th June, Captain Withers. In sight since previous Thursday but could not get into the harbour because of strong winds. She brought 130 female convicts with 2 male convicts one of whom Anthony Rowson had previously escaped from the colony. She lost 4 or 5 women who were prisoners and 2 wives of free settlers. The Experiment departed England 2nd January. Damaged in a violent gale in the Bay of Biscay. Arrived at Rio 8th March and departed there 8th April. Brought news of the death of William Balmain

116118 - - Experiment 1804 1803 Nov - Dec Portsmouth Portsmouth Report, The Naval Chronicle by James Stanier Clarke
Several more females sent on board the 'Experiment'

77443 Dalton Richard Experiment 1804 1814 30 April Newcastle SG
Came free per 'Experiment'. Constable and deputy gaoler.Paid from the Police and Orphan Funds for apprehending 8 runaway convicts from Newcastle

148284 Dalton Richard Experiment 1804 - - The Bicentenary Pioneer Register, Second Edition, Volume 111
Born July 1770 St. Martins in the Field, London. Spouse Sarah Brown. Died June 1833 in Sydney. Issue 1).Mary Ann b. c 1794. 2). Richard b. c 1798. 3) Samuel William b. c. 1800. 4) Sarah Jane b. 1802. 5) William b. 1805. 6)Charlotte b. c 1808. 7) Charles b. c. 1808. 8) Caroline b. c. 1812

148285 Dalton Richard Experiment 1804 1810 29 December Sydney CSI
Appointed a constable in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.151-2)

166431 Daniels Mary Experiment 1804 1806 Parramatta 1806 muster
Prisoner. How employed? Self

166433 Daniels Mary Experiment 1804 12 February 1810 - CSI. Fiche 3164; 4/1846 p.60
Petition for mitigation of sentence....The memorial of Mary Daniels most respectfully sets forth - That she was put in goal at the early age of 11 years. She was scarcely conscious of the guilt, where she remained for 2 years before she was brought to trial. That she was then found guilty of the same and condemned to die; but was subsequently reprieved. That your memorialist remained still in goal for 5 years longer, when she was sent to this colony in the ship Experiment and has been here for near 6 years. That upon a representation of the above circumstances, your memorialist obtained from the late Lieut-Governor, emancipation. That Memorialist has aged parents and relatives in England from whom she has a considerable expectation; that during the time she has been in this colony she has borne an upright and honest character; Therefore begs leave most humbly to implore that Your Excellency will be graciously pleased to take her case into consideration and that from the circumstances above related particularly her having served so long a servitude, Your Excellency may be induced to grant her an absolute Pardon that she may be enabled to return to her aged parents to be some comfort to them in their old age and for such humane favour memorialist will ever prove herself grateful ......

166434 Daniels Mary Experiment 1804 - - Convict Indent
Tried in Essex 23 July 1801 and sentenced to transportation for life

166435 Daniels Mary Experiment 1804 25 May 1810 - Convict Register of Conditional and Absolute Pardons. Ancestry (State Records NSW)
Tried in Essex 22 July 1801 and sentenced to transportation for life. Granted an Absolute Pardon 25 May 1810

166432 Daniels Mary Experiment 1804 (?) 26 May 1810 Sydney SG
All persons having claims or demands against Ann Parsons or Mary Daniels are requested to present the same for payment immediately they being about to leave the colony in the ship Ann

170707 Hunt Mary Experiment 1804 1825 Newcastle district New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Class: HO 10; Piece: 19
Ticket of leave holder. Wife of Thomas Hunt

57356 Hunt (Morgan) (Mears) Mary (Molly) Experiment 1804 1828 Wallis Plains 1828 Census
Aged 60 in 1828. Free. Cattle holder and farmer

70605 Mears Mary Experiment 1804 1814 Newcastle CSI
On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle

70606 Mears Mary Experiment 1804 1822 Newcastle CSI
Re permission to marry at Newcastle

167961 Mears Mary Experiment 1804 29 April 1814 Newcastle Colonial Secretary's Correspondence. (NRS 937) Copies of letters sent within the Colony, 1814-1825
Free. Tried at Criminal Court 2nd April and sentenced to 7 years transportation to Newcastle. On list of prisoners sent to Newcastle on 29 April 1814

70025 Mears (Morgan) Mary (Molly) Experiment 1804 1814 29 April - CSI
On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per 'Endeavour'

126730 Morgan (Hunt) (Mears) Molly (Mary) Neptune 1790. Experiment 1804 1846 2 July - SMH
Details of land owned by Molly Morgan and the successful search for her heir James Morgan in England

30428 Wilson Caleb Experiment 1804 1834 Paterson -
Arrived as a free settler on the 'Experiment' in 1804. Purchased estates 'Tocal' and 'Brisbane Grove' from J.P. Webber in 1834

30429 Wilson Felix Experiment 1804 1834 Paterson -
Arrived as a free settler on the 'Experiment' in 1804. Purchased estates 'Tocal' and 'Brisbane Grove' from J.P. Webber in 1834