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Margaret Donovan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Donovan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Servant of all work
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: Street robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 24th June, 1831
Arrival date: 27th September, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Margaret Donovan
Ship; Hooghley (3) - 1831
Indent No; 154
Age;  34.  Est birth Year; 1797
Unable to Read & Write;
Single; 1 male child, Religion; Catholic
Native Place; Cork
Calling; All work
Offence; Street Robbery
Date of Trial: City of Cork, March 1831
Sentence; 7 years, 3 months previous
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; hazel

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2020 wrote:

1838 - 11 Jun. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 38/495

Name: Margaret Donovan
Age: 41. Birth Year: 1797
Native Place: Bandon County, County Cork, Ireland
Certificate Date: 11 Jun 1838
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851

Name: Margaret Donovan
Age: 50. Birth Year: Abt 1783. Ship; Hooghley. 7 years. Bond
Spouse: John Herune ** spelling as per register ** Age; 31. S. G. Webster. 7 years. Free.
Request Status: Granted.  6 Mar 1833
Clergyman; Mr Jno Wood. Maitland.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Donovan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1797, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation,

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