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Mary Connors

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Connors
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Country 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 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Ireland, 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


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record. Orphan School
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th January, 2014 wrote:

Mary Connors was convicted at Limerick on 10/04/1850 for receiving stolen property - a cloak. 7yr sentence.
Gaol Report: no previous offences. Good
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’, arriving 29/05/1851.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.
Widow, 2 children - on aboard with her.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th January, 2014 wrote:

Mary Connors:
Aged 30yrs; widow, 2 children on board; Roman Catholic; country servant; 5’; pale complexion; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes; native place of birth - Co. Limerick.

Assignments of service in Colony.

03/06/1853: Delivered of a child at Female Factory, Hobart.
Child: Ann Connors
admitted to Queens Orphanage 20/06/1854, aged 1yr 1mth.
died, of inflammation to brain 13/10/1854

30/08/1854: service as a nurse at Lunatic Asylm

03/04/1855: Ticket of Leave

Application for permission to marry 1856 to John Burke (transported per ‘Rodney’),approved, but no detail given if proceeded.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th January, 2014 made the following changes:

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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th January, 2014 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1821, occupation

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