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Margaret Kinsella

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Kinsella
Aliases: Harkin, Harkens
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: 11th January, 1855
Age: 52 years

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 Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 1st January, 1829
Arrival date: 26th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 61 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 wrote:

Margaret Kinsella was convicted at Wexford, Ireland 1828 for murder. Life sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia on the ‘Edward’ 1829.

Aged 26yrs; single; Roman Catholic; country servant; native place - Wexford.

Cousin John Leary or Cleary transported on the ‘Sophia’ 1829.

07/07/1832: application to marry Dan Harkin, at Newcastle, NSW.

D Wong on 9th April, 2015 wrote:

Margaret was 26 years old on arrival.

7/7/1832: Application to marry Daniel Harkins/Harkens (Regalia 1826) - refused.

25/8/1832: Married Daniel at Newcastle. No issue found.

1841 Census: Daniel listed at Aberdeen, Muswellbrook NSW.

11/1/1855: Margaret died at Pages River, NSW, aged 58.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1803, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 9th April, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, voyage, alias2: Harkens, date of death: 11th January, 1855 (prev. 0000)

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