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Margaret Dwyer

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Dwyer
Aliases: Wier
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kings County, Ireland
Sentence term: 10 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

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts. Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,73,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2014 wrote:

Margaret Dwyer (or Wier) was convicted at Galway, Ireland on 26/07/1850 for stealing a sheet. Previous offences of stealing and also breaking windows. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29/05/1851.

Stated her sister Ann Wier had also been transported to this Colony. Presumably on the ‘Kinnear’ 1848.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts. Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,73,L,80. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Dwyer, alias1: Wier, alias2: , alias3

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