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Ann Cavanagh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Cavanagh
Aliases: Anne Cavanagh, Kavanagh, Anne Byrne, Byrne
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Forth II
Departure date: 3rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 12th October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Ann Cavanagh, alias Byrne, Kavanagh, age on arrival, 23, per Forth II (1830), Tried at Dublin, 1829, 7 years, Stealing clothes receiving. DOB 1807. Native of Dublin. Widow 2 children.  Catholic. House maid.


ADM 101/28/3
Medical and surgical journal of HM convict ship Forth from 27 April to 23 October 1830 by Joseph Cook, surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage from Ireland to Port Jackson, New South Wales.

Folios 25-28: Ann Byrne, aged 35, convict, case number 7; disease or hurt, hysteria. Put on sick list, 3 August 1830 at sea. Discharged 26 August 1830 cured.

Folios 32-33: Surgeon’s general remarks. In the last week of May 1830 the following persons were embarked on board the Forth at Cove from the penitentiary in Cork, for passage to New South Wales; 120 female convicts, 10 children (belonging to convicts), 8 free women (and 19 children belonging to the free women).


Permission for Marriage.
William Farrell, per Boyd, age 48, 7 years, Free, and Ann Cavanagh, or Byrne, per Forth 2, age 23, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 29 Mar 1831, Sydney, Revd. J. J. Therry.

Convict Index, 1791-1873.

Anne Cavanagh, alias Byrne, per Forth 1830, Certificate of Freedom, 29 Jan 1839.

Anne Byrne, alias Cavanagh,  per Forth 1830, Certificate of Freedom, 29 Jan 1839.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Ann, surname: Cavanagh, alias1: Anne Cavanagh, alias2: Kavanagh, alias3: Anne Byrne, alias4: Byrne, date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gende

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