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Mary Farrell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Farrell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Kildare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Duke of Cornwall
Departure date: 8th July, 1850
Arrival date: 27th October, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 21 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 2nd March, 2017 wrote:

n.b. There are two women named Mary Farrell on this voyage of the ‘Duke of Cornwall’ 1850 to VDL.

Mary Farrell was convicted at Kildare, Ireland on 25 Oct 1849 for stealing potatoes. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Duke of Cornwall’ arriving 27 Oct 1850.

Aged 20yrs; single woman; country servant; 5’5 3/4”; Roman Catholic.
Native Place - Co.Kildare, Ireland.
Brothers: Patrick, Michael & James

Assigned to work services in the Colony.

28 June 1852: Marriage to David Jamieson (ref. noted on Conduct Record and Marriage register 37/1/11 no. 13) at Minister’s house, Church of Scotland, Bothwell, Tasmania. (Mary’s name is recorded as “Farell” - one “r”).

19 Sept 1854: Ticket of Leave granted.

15 Jan 1856: Conditional Pardon approved.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd March, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Farrell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1830, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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