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Mary Curry

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Curry
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arabian
Departure date: 22nd November, 1846
Arrival date: 25th February, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 31 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records/linctas
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 9th February, 2017 wrote:

Mary CURRY was convicted at Carlow, Ireland on 3 April 1846 for stealing potatoes. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Arabian’ arriving 25 Feb 1847.

Aged 27yrs; country servant; married, 1 child Patrick on board with her; 5’; Roman Catholic.

Child: Patrick CURRY admitted to the Queens Orphanage, New Town nr Hobart on 2 Mar 1847. Father listed as Nicholas Curry & mother Mary Curry per Arabian.  Aged 4yrs.  Discharged on 13 Oct 1838. Mother now remarried, name Prenty.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records/linctas (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Curry, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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