Mary Gunny, 18151867 (aged 52 years)

Name
Mary /Gunny/
Given names
Mary
Surname
Gunny
Married name
Mary /Fowler/
Married name
Mary /Lynch/
Married name
Mary /Fletcher/
Married name
Mary /unknown/
Name
Mary /Gunney/
Given names
Mary
Surname
Gunney
Birth about 1815

Mary was an Irish orphan who was 17 when she came out on the ship 'Red Rover' arriving 10 August 1832, full of young Irish women from orphanages who were brought out here to fill the shortage of suitable brides for the convict men.

Immigration August 10, 1832 (aged 17 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Monitor Sat 11 Aug 1832 p. 2

Text:

NO NEWS BY THE RED ROVER. The Red Rover free transport, Captain Christie, from Cork, which it is reported she left on the 10th of April, arrived in our harbour yesterday, with 202 free adult females on board, and 3 children. These females will be very useful servants up the country, if country women, as we suppose they are. But we hope Lord Godrich will not send us all from one country. We should wish to see a lot of English country women, by way of letting us have an assortment. Irish settlers like Irish servants, and English settlers like English servants. However, every description of females, English, Scotch or Irish, will be most acceptable in the country to the amount of 1,000 upwards. ..

Citation details:

Indent of Red Rover

Text:

Gunney, Mary, 17, house worker, employed by Mrs. Martin of Gloucester Street at a yearly wage of 6 pounds.

MarriageDaniel FowlerView this family
about 1832 (aged 17 years)

Daniel and Mary had a de facto relationship

SeparatedDaniel FowlerView this family
Separated
before October 1835 (aged 20 years)

Text:

They separated in about 1835 as Daniel married Bridget Welsh in the same year.

MarriageDenis LynchView this family
after 1835 (aged 20 years)

Text:

de facto relationship

MarriageJohn FletcherView this family
about 1842 (aged 27 years)

Note: Mary had a de facto relationship with John Fletcher.
Marriageunknown unknownView this family
after 1843 (aged 28 years)

Death 1867 (aged 52 years)

Note: Mary's daughter Mary Jane was the informant on the death certificate. Mary's age is put at 42. (If this is Mary's death certificate, then the recorded age is wrong). The certificate records Mary as having 2 sons and 3 daughters living. The certificate also states that Mary married Denis Lynch at age 22.
Family with Daniel Fowler
husband
18081855
Birth: about 1808
Death: December 7, 1855Hunters Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
18151867
Birth: about 1815Ireland
Death: 1867
Marriage
Marriage: about 1832
3 years
son
18351895
Birth: May 9, 1835 27 20
Death: January 6, 1895Young, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Denis Lynch
husband
17851841
Birth: about 1785Kings, Ireland
Death: December 1841
herself
18151867
Birth: about 1815Ireland
Death: 1867
Marriage
Marriage: after 1835
3 years
son
18371912
Birth: 1837 52 22New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1912Young, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18391916
Birth: 1839 54 24New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1916Glebe, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with John Fletcher
husband
herself
18151867
Birth: about 1815Ireland
Death: 1867
Marriage
Marriage: about 1842
14 months
daughter
18431904
Birth: February 14, 1843 28Ultimo, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 7, 1904New South Wales, Australia
Family with unknown unknown
husband
herself
18151867
Birth: about 1815Ireland
Death: 1867
Marriage
Marriage: after 1843
7 years
daughter
18491925
Birth: about 1849 34
Death: November 2, 1925Redfern, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Daniel Fowler + Bridget Welsh
husband
18081855
Birth: about 1808
Death: December 7, 1855Hunters Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
partner’s partner
Welsh, Bridget (abt 1817-1889)
18171889
Birth: 1817 20Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 23, 1889Camperdown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: October 21, 1835Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
16 months
step-daughter
18371912
Birth: February 4, 1837 29 20Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1912St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-daughter
18391885
Birth: June 19, 1839 31 22Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 22, 1885North Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
step-son
18411901
Birth: December 15, 1841 33 24Ermington, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 6, 1901Queensland, Australia
3 years
step-daughter
18441870
Birth: 1844 36 27Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1870St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-son
Fowler, George (1846-1926)
18461925
Birth: May 27, 1846 38 29New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1925Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-daughter
Fowler, Clara (1848-1925) holding child
18481925
Birth: July 2, 1848 40 31Ermington, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1925Gunnedah, North West Slopes and Plains, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
step-daughter
1851
Birth: 1851 43 34Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
step-daughter
1854
Birth: November 21, 1854 46 37New South Wales, Australia
Death:
0 months
step-son
18541923
Birth: November 21, 1854 46 37Hunters Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 23, 1923Ararat, Victoria, Australia
19 months
step-daughter
18561859
Birth: May 30, 1856 48 39Newington, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1859Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
7 months
step-child
1856
Birth: 1856 48 39Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
BirthPickford, Vera. Email to Marion Purnell Feb 13 2008
ImmigrationNational Library of Australia. Trove: one search...a wealth of information. [database on-line].
Citation details:

Sydney Monitor Sat 11 Aug 1832 p. 2

Text:

NO NEWS BY THE RED ROVER. The Red Rover free transport, Captain Christie, from Cork, which it is reported she left on the 10th of April, arrived in our harbour yesterday, with 202 free adult females on board, and 3 children. These females will be very useful servants up the country, if country women, as we suppose they are. But we hope Lord Godrich will not send us all from one country. We should wish to see a lot of English country women, by way of letting us have an assortment. Irish settlers like Irish servants, and English settlers like English servants. However, every description of females, English, Scotch or Irish, will be most acceptable in the country to the amount of 1,000 upwards. ..

ImmigrationAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007
Citation details:

Indent of Red Rover

Text:

Gunney, Mary, 17, house worker, employed by Mrs. Martin of Gloucester Street at a yearly wage of 6 pounds.

MarriagePickford, Vera. Email to Marion Purnell Feb 13 2008
SeparatedPickford, Vera. Email to Marion Purnell Feb 13 2008
Text:

They separated in about 1835 as Daniel married Bridget Welsh in the same year.

MarriagePickford, Vera. Email to Marion Purnell Feb 13 2008
Text:

de facto relationship

DeathEmail - Forster, Annette - Jan 2009
SourcePickford, Vera. Email to Marion Purnell Feb 13 2008
SourceEmail - Forster, Annette - Jan 2009
Text:

The Parish record of St Lawrence, County Cumberland, Greater Sydney, (Ultimo) lists John Fletcher as the father of Elizabeth (born 1843).

BirthView

Mary was an Irish orphan who was 17 when she came out on the ship 'Red Rover' arriving 10 August 1832, full of young Irish women from orphanages who were brought out here to fill the shortage of suitable brides for the convict men.

MarriageView

Daniel and Mary had a de facto relationship

Marriage

Mary had a de facto relationship with John Fletcher.

Death

Mary's daughter Mary Jane was the informant on the death certificate. Mary's age is put at 42. (If this is Mary's death certificate, then the recorded age is wrong). The certificate records Mary as having 2 sons and 3 daughters living. The certificate also states that Mary married Denis Lynch at age 22.