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Mary Cavin

Mary Cavin, one of 191 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 07 September 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Cavin
Aliases: Cavan
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: House 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 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick. Birmingham Boro. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 7th September, 1842
Arrival date: 20th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 207 (105)
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

D Wong on 17th July, 2018 wrote:

16/4/1842 Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser Warwickshire, England:
15 years - William Bird and Mary Cavin, for violently assaulting Edward Mayner and robbing him of £1. 18s. and an apron.

William Bird arrived VDL per ‘Lord Petre’ 1843.

Mary Cavin was listed as 25 years old on arrival - she was 5’4” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, light blue eyes, G B J J on right arm, small scar on left wrist, cut on lip, scar on chin.
6 months on the town, single.

12/4/1844: 3 Class

31/12/1844: Permission to marry John Day (Gilmore 1839) - marriage registered 1845.
No children listed.

3/2/1845: John Day, aged 21, married Mary Cavan, aged 26, at Launceston

8/9/1846: TOL
14/11/1848: CP

15/4/1849: John Day per Gilmore, departed Launceston to Portland Bay per ‘City of Sydney’ - No mention of Mary.

13/9/1852: Mary Day (Garland Grove) departed Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Sea Witch’.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Cavan, date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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