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Mary Briscoe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Briscoe
Aliases: Ormond, Stokes
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,17,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:

Mary Briscoe (proper name Ormond) was convicted of assault and theft of money on 20/11/1850 at Dublin. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 1851.

Roman Catholic; aged 30yrs; needle woman/housemaid; 5’; reads; lt blue eyes; brown hair; pale complexion; native place of birth - Dublin; single woman.

Assignments of service in the Colony. New Town Farm; Fletcher, New Town.

Married James Stokes (convict per the ‘Lady Raffles’)27/10/1851 - ref. 567/1851-37 Hobart. Released from assignments to her husband.

Ticket of Leave 8/8/1854. Revoked 15/3/1859 (absent).

Certified Free 29/1/1861.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1820, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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