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Margaret Brien

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Brien
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Country servant
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 clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Mary Brien was 39 years old.  She could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single with one daughter and a native of County Kerry.  She was a house maid and dairy maid.  Mary was convicted of stealing a watch on Kerry Spring Assizes 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had one prior conviction and served 9 months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 1 3/4 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 67.  Prisoner number 66-39.

Wendy Smith on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

PLEASE IGNORE ABOVE NOTE.  There is no delete procedure when a person’s entry is duplicated.
The Convict Indentures state that Margaret Brien was 21 years old.  She could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Cork.  She was a country servant.  Margaret was convicted of stealing clothes at Cork in July 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  She was 5 feet 1 inches; complexion fair ruddy and freckled; hair light brown and eyes blue.  Transport number 31.  Prisoner number 31-39.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1845 (number 45/1464).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Brien, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Wendy Smith on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, firstname: Margaret (prev. Mary), date of birth: 1817 (prev. 1799), occupation, crime

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