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Rose Bannon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rose Bannon
Aliases: Mcgrath
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=2780
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th October, 2012 wrote:

Rose BANNON was tried and convicted at Cavan, Ireland on 18/08/1848 for Larceny - stealing a gown. 4th time convicted. 7yr Transportation sentence. Departed on ‘Australasia’ from Dublin 26/06/1849, arriving van Diemens Land 29/09/1849. (Note of being ill onboard.)

Native Place: Cavan, Ireland. Mother - Mary; sister - Catherine. Mother also transported 1850 on the ‘Earl Grey’.

Single; 19 yrs of age; Roman Catholic; 5’ 3/4”; fair complexion, slightly freckled; black hair; dark hazel eyes. Housemaid.

03/03/1851: E. McGrath, Master. Absent without leave and insolent - 3mths hard labour at Female Factory.
04/06/1851: assigned to A. Goldie, Coal River.
26/06/1851: falsley representing herself to be a needlewoman - 10 days hard labour, Female Factory.
07/07/1851: assigned to J. Livingstone, Argyle St. Hobart.

Married Michael McGrath (free) 11/03/1851.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th October, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1830, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 29th January, 2013 made the following changes:


D Wong on 8th December, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at

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