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Margaret Gambion

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Gambion
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Kildare
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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Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2016 wrote:

Margaret GAMBION was convicted at Kildare, Ireland on 21 June 1850 for stealing - a carpet. Previous conviction. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.

Married (widow ?); 1 child; country servant; aged 27yrs; 4’11 3/4”; Roman Catholic.
Native Place - Queens County, Ireland.

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2016 wrote:

Assigned to work service in the Colony.

Father: John   ) at Kildare
Brother: Thomas )
Child: Mary, aged 3yrs on board ship with her. Death registration at Hobart on 8 Aug 1851 for Mary Gambion, 3yrs 2mths (female convict’s child)

31 Jan 1853: Married Amos EVERETT at Hobart (ref. 37/1/12 no. 668. n.b. Registration index has her name as “Gamtion”.

8 Nov 1853: Ticket of Leave granted.

5 June 1855: Conditional Pardon granted.

22 June 1857: Certificate of Freedom.

Sarah EVERITT (note spelling) b. 3 Dec 1853 Hobart (ref. 33/1/5 no. 363). Father - Amos Everitt, New Town Road. Mother - Margaret Lanigan (would appear to be incorrect registration of mother’s name “Gambion”.

Amos Everett b. 21 Jan 1855 Hobart (ref. 33/1/5 no. 1819). Father - Amos Everett, labourer. Mother - Margaret Everett formerly Gampion.

John Thomas Everitt b. 23 July 1858 Hobart (ref. 33/1/7 no. 1725). Father - Amos Everitt, labourer. Mother - Margaret Campion (incorrect registration of name - “Gambion”)

Agnes Everett born 5 Sept 1861 at Hobart (ref. 1/8 no. 4639). Father - Amos Everett, labourer. Mother - Margaret Everett formerly Gambion.

6 Oct 1864: Death of Margaret Everett (most likely this Margaret although next of kin not stated on registration) - died in childbirth. Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Gambion, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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