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Margaret Connolly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Connolly
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Country servant
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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Diamond
Departure date: 29th November, 1837
Arrival date: 29th March, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 23rd June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Margaret Connolly was 21 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status married with one daughter and a native of County Meath.  She was a country servant.  Margaret was convicted of stealing sheep at Dublin on 17 June 1837.  She had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 0 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and a little freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 135.  Prisoner number 134-38.
Comment on indenture entry stated that ‘Husband John Connolly, a prisoner, expected.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 23rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Connolly, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1816, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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