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Mary Halfpenny, one of 164 convicts transported on the Cadet, 04 September 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster, Liverpool Boro Quarter Sessions
4th September, 1847
2nd January, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 166 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2017 wrote:
Mary HALFPENNY was convicted at Liverpool, England on 28 Feb 1847 for stealing from the person - stealing money, about 20 times. Had been in prison previously. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Cadet’ arriving 2 Jan 1848.
Single; aged 29yrs; housemaid; can read & write; Roman Catholic.
Native Place: Dundulk
Anson station gang.
Assigned to various work services.
Served time at both Hobart and Ross Female Factories.
14 Oct 1851: Ticket of Leave granted.
23 Mar 1850: Married John Merrett (free).
16 May 1854: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 200