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Mary Dolan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Dolan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Mayo
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 - convict records
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 17th February, 2017 wrote:

Mary DOLAN was convicted at Co. Mayo, Ireland on for stealing a quilt. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 1851.

Single woman; aged 23yrs; housemaid; 5’1”; ruddy complexion; reddish hair; Hazel eyes. Roman Catholic.
Native Place: Co. Mayo
Brothers: William & James
Sisters: Honor & Kitty

1851: Assigned to work services at New Town Farm. nr Hobart.

9 Nov 1852: Married Michael Lord. Register has the spelling of Mary’s name as “Dolen” and date 20 Sept 1852. St. George’s Church, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/11 no. 410)

7 Feb 1854: Ticket of Leave granted.

5 June 1855: Conditional Pardon approved.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 17th February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Dolan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1828, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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