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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th February, 2013 wrote:
Margaret Burke was convicted at Galway on 30/12/1848 for stealing clothes. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Australasia’ arriving 29/09/1849.
Gaol Report: 1st conviction. Good.
Native Place: Co. Galway
Margaret was only 10 years old!
Roman Catholic; nursechild; 4’5 3/4”; 10yrs of age; fair complexion; sandy hair; blue eyes.
Van Diemens Land:
assignments in Hobart, Green Ponds, Pontville, Hamilton & New Norfolk.
Ticket of Leave 20/12/1853
Married Benjamin Collard 27/02/1854 (both stated as adults) New Norfolk (ref. 1200/1854-37)
Children: Mary Ann b. 10/01/1857 Hamilton district
John b. 31/03/1859 Hamilton district
Certified Free 16/10/1860
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th February, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1839, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime