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Mary Ann Buckley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ann Buckley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
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 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 118 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=8820
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Community Contributions

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

Mary Ann Buckley was convicted at Cork City on 19/02/1841 for Larceny - steal silk hankerchiefs & previous convictions.  7 yr Transportation sentence.

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

Single.Aged 17yrs. Native Place: Cork, Ireland.
5’2 1/2”; sallow complexion; Dk brown hair; blue eyes.

24/04/1843: Misconduct - 4 days solitary and returned to her service.
Female Factory, Launceston.

26/04/1843: Application for permission to marry Thomas Higgs (convict per ‘Enchantress’).
05/06/1843: Marriage to Thomas Higgs, Westbury. (Mary 18yrs; Thomas 34yrs.)

04/02/1845: Ticket of Leave
12/02/1848: Free by Servitude
11/05/1853: Free Certificate.

Children:  Bridget; Elizabeth & Mary Ann.

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 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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


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