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Maria Hancock

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maria Hancock
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Childs maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Maria Hancock was 20 years old.  She could read; religion Protestant; status single and a native of Dublin.  She was a child’s maid.  Maria was convicted of stealing money at Kildare on 24 March 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had one prior conviction and served 3 months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 1 1/4 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair brown and eyes light hazel.  Transport number 70.  Prisoner number 69-39.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Maria, surname: Hancock, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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