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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 10 years
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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