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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 wrote:
Margaret FITZGERALD was convicted at Kerry on 20 March 1849 for stealing six sheep. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Australasia’ arriving 29 Sept 1849. Her sister Johanna Fitzgerald was also convicted and transported on same ship.
Aged 17yrs; single woman; 4’8 1/4”; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Sisters: Catherine, Mary & Johanna
Probation period in Colony at ‘Anson’ hulk.
23 Nov 1852: Ticket of Leave granted.
29 Aug 1854: Conditional Pardon granted.
8 Apr 1853: Application for Permission to Marry - to William WOOD. Approved.
4 May 1853: Married William WOOD, Parish Church, Hobart. William - full age, farmer, bachelor.
Margaret - full age, spinster.
(ref. 37/1/12 no. 557)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Fitzgerald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1832, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime