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Susan Henry

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susan Henry
Aliases: Mccaffry
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Housemaid
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, Armagh
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 22nd May, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Susan Henry or McCaffry was 30 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status married with 3 daughters and a native of County Armagh.  She was a housemaid.  Susan was convicted of stealing money at Armagh on 16 March 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 7 inches; complexion fair and freckled; hair dark brown mixed with grey and eyes grey.  Transport number 3 and Prisoner number 3-39.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1845 (no. 45/576)

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 22nd May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Susan, surname: Henry, alias1: Mccaffry, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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