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Mary Carroll

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Carroll
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: 28th February, 1884
Age: 58 years

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: Perjury
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: 7 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

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convict conduct record, permission to marry. Pioneer Index BDM. Victorian Register of Deaths, 1884 P188.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th November, 2013 wrote:

N.B. There are two Mary Carroll’s on this voyage of the ‘Blackfriar’.

Mary Carroll was convicted at Limerick for perjury. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’, arriving 1851.

Aged 24yrs; native place - Limerick; 5’2 1/2”; Roman Catholic; single; ruddy complexion; lt brown hair; blue eyes.

Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.

Assignments of service in Colony.

11/10/1852 married James Franklin (transported on ‘Marion’) at Longford. ref. 1231/1852-37.

31/1/1854 Ticket of Leave

14/8/1855 Conditional Pardon

Chris Holland Jackson on 23rd May, 2016 wrote:

January 20 1884 the tent she was living in at Inglewood, near Bendigo, with her husband James Franklin burned to the ground, killing him. Mary was taken to Inglewood hospital where she died of burns and exhaustion three weeks later.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th November, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1826, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Chris Holland Jackson on 23rd May, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Archives - Convict conduct record, permission to marry. Pioneer Index BDM. Victorian Register of Deaths, 1884 P188. (prev. Tasmanian Archives - Convict conduct record, permission to marry. Pioneer Index BDM.), date of death: 28th Febru

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