|Mother's ship:||Tasmania 2|
|Age when admitted:||11yrs|
|Date admitted:||9 Dec 1845|
|Date discharged:||6 Aug 1847|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||R Shadforth, Port Phillip|
Two detailed articles, published online by the Irish journal, Carlow Past and Present, are Oonagh Warke's 'The Law Must Take its Course' and Dianne Snowden's 'These Unfortunate Females'. Both focus on convicts Esther Burgess and her daughter Mary; Margaret Butler; Mary Griffin; and Mary Byrne. All but Mary Burgess brought children with them; the children were admitted to the Orphan Schools shortly after arrival.