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Margaret Kelly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Kelly
Aliases: Keely, Kealy
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Dairymaid
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 6th February, 1832
Arrival date: 14th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 128 other convicts

References

Primary source: Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832. List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Margaret Kelly,  alias Keely, Kealy, age 30, ship Southworth (3)(1832); tried at Dublin, 1831, 7 years for stealing hat.  Previous convictions: 7 months 12 months;  Single, 1 child.  Native of Kildare Co.  Trade -  Laundrymaid dairymaid. catholic. DOB 1802.

Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832.
List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832.
1665. Keilly Margaret, Southworth, laundress, to Richard Loseby, Bong Bong

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2020 wrote:

Dublin - Recorder’s Court - Catherine Murphy, Anne Walker, Catherine Callanan, Margaret Keely, stealing a hat. They were all old offenders. Murphy was confined four times before and Walker twice. Transportation for seven years. One was a little girl about eleven years old, when they received sentence except the child, none of them was in the least affected. one of them said, ‘thank your Lordship, I was wishing to go to my husband’ Another said, ‘arrah, by Jaesus, we’ll get a black husband, hurrah for the Lord Mayor and Perrin.
- Freeman’s Journal 25 June 1831.

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832. List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Kelly,

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