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Mary Delany

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Delany
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Queens County Ireland
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
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 23rd June, 2016 wrote:

Mary Delany was convicted at Queens Co., Ireland on 19 July 1850 for Arson - setting fire to a dwelling. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.

Aged 20yrs; nurse girl; Roman Catholic; 4’11 1/2”.
Native Place - Queens County.
Brothers - Peter & Martin
Sister - Margaret

Assignments in Colony.
15 Jan 1856: Ticket of Leave granted.

Nell Murphy on 23rd June, 2016 wrote:

20 May 1856: Marriage Permission - to Bernard McGuirk (listed as free). Approved.
1 June 1856: Married, at New Norfolk. Mary aged 22. Bernard aged 37yrs.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 23rd June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Delany, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1831, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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