Official registration of births deaths and marriages began in Tasmania in December 1838.
1805 - Ann Morby born Bambury, England; 18 July 1835 convicted at Oxford Assizes; transported to Van Dieman's Land (VDL) on 25 April 1836.
1821 - John Mawby born England; dies Hobart Tasmania 1892
1833 - John Morbey, convict, arrives in VDL on "John"; convicted at Leicester, Leicestershire, England on 1 July 1833
1834 - In July, a Mr Mawbey arrives in Hobart from London on "Edward Lombe"; the ship is wrecked in a fierce storm in Sydney Harbour. He is not listed among the survivors, nor the 12 who perished.
1835 - Joseph Mawbey, boy convict, charged at Hobart Quarter Sessions with stealing; found not guilty for lack of evidence. A fortnight later, John Mawbey, seemingly the same boy convict, transported from England for 14 years, is sentenced to a further seven years transportation beyond the seas at Hobart Quarter Sessions for stealing.
1836 - Maria Mawby (nee Inglis) , born at Tasman, Tasmania; dies Hobart, Tasmania 1895; has permanent relationship with convict, John Mawby, and produces at least one child, Nathan Mowby, born 14 December 1874; marries Joseph Mowby 1874 at New Norfolk, Tasmania.
1838 - In November, a Mr Mawbey departs Launceston on "Acquilla' for Port Phillip (Melbourne). Is this Henry Mawbey, a pioneer settler of Victoria?
1842 - On 24 July, John Mawby, 18, brickmaker and convict, arrives VDL on "Candahar"; convicted of theft in Northumberland area at Lancaster Salford Assize on 21 October 1841, sentence 10 years. Ship departed Spithead, 2 April 1842.
1852 - On 29 November, John Mawby, former convict free by servitude, departs Launceston on "Yarra Yarra" (steerage) for Melbourne.
1856 - John Mawbay, free by servitude, sentenced to 10 years penal servitude at Hobart Quarter Sessions for theft.
1874 - Lydia Maria Hake born; marries Nathan Morbey, born 1873, at Hobart in 1895; three children born in Hobart - 1897 Thomas Alfred Charles Mawbey, 1898 John Joseph Nathan Mawbey, and 1898 Ivon Eldon Lambert Mauby.
1892 - On 23 June John Mawby aged 71 dies at Hobart.