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Mary Horrigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Horrigan
Aliases: Horrogan
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Needlewoman
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: -
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 26th July, 1818
Arrival date: 19th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 15th June, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Mary Horrigan, alias Horrogan,  age on arrival, 21, per Elizabeth I (2) 1818, Tried at Cork City, 1817, 7 years. DOB, 1797.  Trade, Sempstress. Spouse: m. Elijah Frost.

Maureen Withey on 17th June, 2021 wrote:

ADM 101/24/1
Diary of the convict ship Elizabeth by William Hamilton, surgeon and superintendent dated 9 July to 25 November 1818 for a voyage from Cork to New South Wales. (Described at item level)

Folio 20: 9-11 November 1818: Mary Horrigan aged 22 complained of having frequent loose stools during the night accompanied by tenemus and gripping pains.
Folio 20: 12 November 1818: Mary Horrigan feels considerable remission of griping pains, but the stools are still frequent, and in one or two a slight bloody appearance confining her diet to sago and [?].
Folio 20: 13-14 November 1818; Mary Horrigan much better and assuming a healthy appearance complains of slight soreness of the mouth.
Folio 20: 15-17 November 1818; Only Mary Horrigan on the sick list, ship running along the coast with rather a scant wind.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th June, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Horrigan, alias1: Horrogan, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1797, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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