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Mary Durkin, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 99 (51)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 4th July, 2013 wrote:
Mary Durkin was 26 years old when convicted of attempted murder, by suffocating her infant child.
Mary was single and her native place was Meath, Ireland.
1844: Married Michael Mooney (Royal Sovereign 1835) at St. Mary’s, Sydney.
Mary and John were in the Yass area and they had 2 daughters, Margaret, born 1845 at Yass. She married Thomas Kelly on 12/5/1854 at Yass.
They also had a daughter Julia born 1849.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th July, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime