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Margaret Connolly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Connolly
Aliases: Connelly, O'brien
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Down
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Experiment
Departure date: 21st January, 1809
Arrival date: 25th June, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 58 other convicts

References

Primary source: https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/1183
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Community Contributions

Gail Robyn Newman on 25th September, 2020 wrote:

Margaret married Thomas O’Brien (Marquis Cornwall 1796) at ST Phillips Sydney 3rd SEP 1810, Thomas was granted land at Appin in 1816

Gail Robyn Newman on 25th September, 2020 wrote:

CONNELLY, Margaret. Per “Experiment”, 1809; wife of Thomas O’Brien

1811

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3169; 4/1848 pp.6-7)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales Certificate of Freedom. [NRS 12208] Register of Certificate of Freedoms
1814 - Ticket of Leave
No; 45/259
Name;  Margaret Connolly
Ship and arrival year;  Experiment. Dodd Master. 1808
Date of Certificate;  26 Feb 1811
Residence;  Sydney
Tried;  Co of Down
Sentence;  7 years

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2021 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

O’BRIEN, Margaret (Per “Experiment”, 1809) see CONNELLY, Margaret.
CONNELLY, Margaret. Per “Experiment”, 1809; wife of Thomas O’Brien.

1811 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3169; 4/1848 pp.6-7)

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Margaret Connolly,  alias Connelly, per Experiment II (1809), Tried Down Co., 1804, 7 years.  Spouse: m (1) unknown Connelly; m (2) 1810, St Philips Sydney, Thomas O’Brien (d.1820); lived (3) with her brother Luke Brennan.
Reference: Hall – “A Desperate set of Villains”, page 204.

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Convict Index 1791-1973.
Margaret Connolly,  per Experiment 1808, Ticket of Leave, No 11/45. Tried, Down Co, 7 yr.

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Convict Changes History

Gail Robyn Newman on 25th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/1183 (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Connolly, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, cri

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Connelly, alias2: O'brien

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at

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