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Margaret Flaherty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Flaherty
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 10th September, 1829
Arrival date: 13th January, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 69 other convicts

References

Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
Margaret Flaherty, age on arrival, 45, per Asia I (5) 1830, Tried at Tipperary, 1829, Life, for Stealing a cow. DOB, 1785, native of Kings Co, catholic, Widow, 4 children. Trade, all work needle woman basket maker cook.

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Margaret waas named in several applications to marry.

Convict applications to Marry.

John Foley, per Mangles 2, age 34, 7 years, Free; and Margaret Flaherty,  per Asia 7, age 46, Life, Bond. Date of application, 29 Mar 1831, Liverpool, Revd. R. Cartwright.

John Rogers, per Hadlow 2, age 62, Life, Ticket of Leave; and Margaret Flaherty,  per Asia 7, age 47, Life, Bond. Date of application, 2 Mar 1832, Sydney, Revd. C. V. Dowling.

William Cotter, per Canada 3, age 36, 7 years, Free;  and Margaret Flaherty,  per Asia 7, age 47, Life, Bond. Date of application, 15 Jun 1832, Sydney, Revd. C. V. Dowling.

Peter Higgins, per Francis and Eliza, age 73, 14 years, Free; and Margaret Flaherty,  per Asia 7, age 47, Life, Bond. Date of application, 7 Nov 1832, Sydney, Revd. S. Marsden.

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Convict Index.
Margaret Flaherty, per Asia, 1830, ticket of Leave, 39/1969. District, Sydney; Tried, Tip.

Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2021 wrote:

Absconded.
Flaherty Mary, 48, Asia (7), No. 30-174, King’s County, All-work, 4 feet 10½, ruddy comp. brown to grey hair, hazel eyes, from Peter Higgins, her husband, since 13th Instant.
NSW Govt Gazette, 26 June 1833.

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NOTICE.
THIS is to give notice, that MARGARET HIGGINS, my lawful Wife, who is a prisoner for life, has absconded from her home without any just cause of complaint; I hereby caution the Public against giving her any credit on my account, as I will not be answerable for any debts she may contract after this date,
PETER HIGGINS. 1st July, 1833.
Sydney Gazette, 2 Jul 1833.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Flaherty, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1785, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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