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date: 04 March 2021

Bryant [née Broad], Marylocked

(b. 1765)
  • Judith Cook


Bryant [née Broad], Mary (b. 1765), convict, was born in April 1765 in the town of Fowey, Cornwall, the second of the four children of William Broad, a master mariner, and his wife, Grace. In 1785, for reasons that remain unclear, although it is on record that times were particularly hard, she became a highwaywoman, and in January 1786 she was captured after holding up a woman from whom she stole jewellery worth ...

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Cornwall Record Office, Truro
University College, London
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library, Sydney
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London