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Maria Austin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Austin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 1834
Arrival date: 17th September, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts

References

Primary source: Certificate of Freedom - NSW State Records, 4/4376; Reel 1012. Certificate of Freedom on Trove, NSW Government Gazette, Friday, 26 May 1843, Issue No.44, Page 712. Archive Office of NSW, Reel 2722 1836- 1838
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 wrote:

Born 1807 Tipperary, Ireland
Tried 2 March 1833, Crime Stealing a Rug
Widowed with a child.
Sent to Newcastle 17 September 1834
Application to marry Thomas Bye (Boy) 9 December 1834 at Newcastle, NSW with consent of the Governor they married 18 December 1834 at Christ Church, Newcastle, NSW.
Certificate of Freedom 42/1479 dated 25 August 1842
Admitted to Newcastle Gaol 20 March 1835. Returned to husband 5 April.
Charged with drunkeness and disorderly conduct. Sentenced to 14 days in solitary.

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 wrote:

Height: 5ft 1in, Complexion: ruddy, Hair: dark sandy to grey, Eyes: bluish, 3 blue dots back of left hand, bell of left ear split.

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 wrote:

Marriage maria Austin to Thomas Bye - NSW BDM 1410/1834 V18341410 18

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Certificate of Freedom - NSW State Records, 4/4376; Reel 1012. Certificate of Freedom on Trove, NSW Government Gazette, Friday, 26 May 1843, Issue No.44, Page 712. Archive Office of NSW, Reel 2722 1836- 1838 (p

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