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Mary Gernon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Gernon
Aliases: Gervan, Girvin, Girvan
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: 2nd March, 1825
Arrival date: 10th July, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 113 other convicts


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

Maureen Withey on 2nd December, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Mary Gernon,  alias Gervan, Girvin, Girvan, age 30, per Mariner (2) 1825, Tried Dublin Co.,  7 years, for Stealing fowl.  DOB 1795,  native place, Dublin Co.  Married husband is gardener in Dublin.  Catholic.  Sempstress.


Marriage Permissions. Disallowed.
Joseph Smith, per Atlas (3), age 30, 7 years, Free, Disallowed; and Mary Gernon, per Mariner 1825, age 28, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 5 Aug 1826, Sydney, Revd. John Joseph Therry.

1828 Census Index.
Mary Gerren, age 28, G.S. Mariner, 1825, 7 years, catholic, Ho. Servant, James Smith Supt. Grose Farm, Petersham district.


Marriage Permissions. Disallowed.
William Payne, per Ocean (3), age 28, Life, Bond, Disallowed; and Mary Gernon, per Mariner, age 33, 7 years, Free. Disallowed; married;  Date of permission, 26 Mar 1830, Sydney, Revd. William Cowper.

Convict Index 1791-1873.
Mary Gernon, Mariner 1825, Ticket of Leave, Sydney District, Entry No. 29/714.

Mary Gernon, Mariner 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 19 Mar 1830. TL 29/714.  Entry No 30/0118.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Gernon, alias1: Gervan, alias2: Girvin, alias3: Girvan, alias4: , date of birth: 1795, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, c

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