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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 14th April, 2014 wrote:
Margaret Bourke was 28 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for setting fire to a barn.
Margaret came from Limerick was 5’2” tall, illiterate, single, Catholic, dark hair, hazel eyes.
9/7/1853: Application to marry John Stead - not approved.
29/8/1853: 2nd Application to marry John Stead.
16/2/1854: Application to marry James Smith (Rodney 1850).
23/5/1854: Application approved
14/6/1854: Married at the Independent Chapel, Green Ponds, now Kempton. Margaret was 28 and James 26. They had 8 children.
1900: Margaret died at Kempton, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th April, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/ (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Bourke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 1900, gender: f, occupation, crime