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Ann Hehir

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Hehir
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Ireland, Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 17th December, 1849
Arrival date: 9th May, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 33 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2017 wrote:

Ann HEHIR was convicted at Clare, Ireland on 27 Feb 1849 for receiving stolen property. 7yr transportation sentence and sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Earl Grey’ arriving 9 May 1850.

Ann was aged 60 yrs, married, 2 children.  Mary, her daughter, aged 19, was also convicted and transported on the same ship. Ann was noted a quiet and good.
Housemaid; 5’1”; sallow complexion; lt brown hair; blue eyes; Roman Catholic.
Native Place - County Clare.

Assigned to work services in the Hobart district.
23 Dec 1852: Ticket of Leave granted.

Daughter Mary (Margaret) married Robert Hill.

Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2017 wrote:

Daughter Mary was also known as Margaret and husband’s name may have been HITT not HILL. Married in Hobart 1851.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Ann, surname: Hehir, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1789, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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