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Margaret Godfrey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Godfrey
Aliases: Margaret Hayes
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Farm servant
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. Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 27th August, 1827
Arrival date: 12th January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 41 other convicts


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

Maureen Withey on 6th April, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Margaret Godfrey, alias Hayes,  age 27, per Elizabeth II 1828, Tried at Limerick, 1826,  crime, Stealing geese.  Sentence 7 years,  Native of Limerick, trade – Servant farm, Protestant,  Married 1 child. Husband Thomas Hayes per Eliza.  DOB 1801. Spouse: m. Ireland Thomas Hayes.

Maureen Withey on 6th April, 2020 wrote:

THE undermentioned persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom since last publication :—
Elizabeth 4, Margaret Godfrey.
Sydney Herald, 16 June 1834.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th April, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Godfrey, alias1: Margaret Hayes, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation,

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