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Mary Barrett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 1st February, 1866
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mexborough
Departure date: 12th August, 1841
Arrival date: 26th December, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 116 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2012 wrote:

Mary Barrett (1st on ship) was convicted at Cork City 20/11/1840 for Larceny - wearing apparrel. 7 yr Transportation sentence.

Transported on the ‘Mexborough’ departing Dublin 12/08/1841, arriving Van Diemens Land 26/12/1841. Surgeon’s Report: Well behaved.

Single; age 27yrs; Native Place: Cork.
5’4”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.
Farm servant.

12/04/1844: 3rd Class
28/06/1844: Ticket of Leave
09/1844: Application to marry Michael Yeoman (convict per ‘Jupiter’, now free).
07/10/1844: Marriage to Michael Yeoman, St. Joseph’s Church, Hobart.
20/11/1847: Free by Servitude.
20/12/1847: Free Certificate.

Children: Catherine & Mary Yoeman.

01/02/1866: Died - at Hobart, Tasmania. (ref. 6490/1866-35)

Keith South on 6th January, 2015 wrote:

Convicted 20/11/1840.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1814, date of death 1st February, 1866, gender, occupation, crime

Keith South on 6th January, 2015 made the following changes:


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