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Mary Carmody

Mary Carmody, one of 165 convicts transported on the New Grove, 30 October 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Carmody
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: New Grove
Departure date: 30th October, 1834
Arrival date: 27th March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 457 (230). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-1,380,364,L,80. Permission to marry. Queens Orphan School.
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th December, 2013 wrote:

Mary Carmody was convicted at London on 04/09/1834 for stealing. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘New Grove’,arriving 27 March 1835.
Mary was married to John McCarthy, who had been transported to NSW on the ‘Heroine’ 2yrs earlier. One child, Thomas aged 6yrs accompanied her onboard. Thomas admitted to Queens Orphan School, New Town (nr Hobart) on 08/04/1835. Discharged to mother (now free) on 19/10/1838.

Assignment of service in Colony.
Several records of misconduct. Some time spent at the Female Factory, Hobart.

Application for permission to marry: John Pell (transported per ‘Southworth’) on 07/07/1838. Approved, subject to approval of clergyman. Married.

Ticket of Leave
Free Certificate W328 1843.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, gender, crime

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