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Maurice Ahern

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maurice Ahern
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Waterford Ireland
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,9,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

Maurice Ahern was convicted at Waterford, Ireland on 5 July 1852 for Conspiracy to Murder (James Crawe (? correct name)at Co. Waterford. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

Married man, 6 children.
Native Place - Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Aged 50yrs; labourer; 5’5”; Roman Catholic; sallow complexion; dk brown to grey hair, balding; grey eyes; cannot speak English.

6 yrs Probation.  Request made for remission of probation period. Decision to make the time from date of conviction.
Clear conduct record in Colony.

Ticket of Leave 13/04/1858
Conditional Pardon 29/11/1859

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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