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Margaret Fitzharris

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Fitzharris
Aliases: Gregory
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Country servant
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 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


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2016 wrote:

Margaret Fitzharris (also k/a Gregory) was convicted at Wicklow on 7 Jan 1850 for stealing. Previous convictions for stealing food. Gaol report - quiet.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.

Aged 25yrs; country servant’ 5’5”; single; Roman Catholic; can read.
Native place - Wicklow, Ireland.
Brother - Peter
Sister - Mary
Sister - Catherine Fitzharris(transported to this Colony per ‘Arabian’, accompanied by 1 child.)(ref. Indent statement & Tas Archive record)

Assignments of service work in Colony.

Permission to marry granted.
Married William ELLIOTT 1 Jan 1853 at York St. Baptist Chapel, Launceston. (Ref. 37/1/12 no. 1131)

Ticket of Leave granted 10 Aug 1853.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Fitzharris, alias1: Gregory, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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