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Mary Hennessy

Mary Hennessy, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Hennessy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 26
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-6$init=CON40-1-6p30
341. Mary Hennessy, per Hindostan, 11 Sept 1839. Tried at Central Cr. Court, 31 Dec 1838. 7 years. Transported for Larceny. Gaol report convictions poor. Surgeon’s report, middling. Single Stated this offence, receiving a looking glass pr. ??Mr Kinn?. Whitechapel, single.
28 Jan 1841 Disobedience of orders in refusing to work ????
13 Feb 1841. Disobedience of orders in refusing to work. 7 days Hard labour F. Ho of Correction.
June 22 1841. Larceny under £5. Existing term of transportation extended 12 months. 6 months probation Factory Launceston.
Free by Servitude, 31 Dec 1846.

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 wrote:

Mary Hennessy Convict Description: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON19-1-13$init=CON19-1-13p266
Mary Hennessy, House servant, age 22, height 5.2. brown hair and hazel eyes. Native of Cork.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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