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Margaret Hurley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Hurley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Country servant
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: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Ireland, Queen's County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Diamond
Departure date: 29th November, 1837
Arrival date: 29th March, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Non-Annotated Printed Indentures > 1838 > 110
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Community Contributions

susan green on 21st January, 2013 wrote:

Margret Hurley arrived per the Diamond in 1838 with two children Eliza aged 10 and John aged 2..
Margaret was 30 years of age and was convicted in Queens county Ireland for 7 years transportation she could not read or write
her calling was a county servant and she was convicted for stealing potatoes in Queens County on the 15 april 1837
Her complexion was ruddy with brown hair and dark hazel eyes her two front upper teeth were parted

D Wong on 28th January, 2017 wrote:

1839: Convict applications to marry: James Webb (Hadlow 1818) aged 39, 7 years, free - to Margaret Hurley (Diamond 1838), 7 years, bond, aged 39.

Married 1839 registered at Port Macquarie - the NSW BDM has the marriage registered ME (Melbourne) - went through all the marriages in Melbourne in 1839 - no record there.

1842: TOL
12/6/1844: COF

Convict Changes History

susan green on 21st January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1807, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 28th January, 2017 made the following changes:


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