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||2nd May, 1903
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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Anonymous on 26th June, 2012 wrote:
Honora was a married woman. Husband’s name Denis Leahy. (Honora’s maiden name may have been Denehy?) Convicted at County Cork for stealing a sheet of material. 7yr transportation. Native Place: County Cork. Aged 30 yrs. R.C. could read. 5’2". Very good clear conduct record. Assigned to Mr. Henry Briggs, Jerusalem, Tasmania. Applied for and granted permission to marry ex convict Emanuel John Henry Smith (1854). Two known children: Eliza and Henry Emmanuel. Lived in the Oatlands district of Tasmania and died there, aged 80yrs.
Tim Wright on 13th February, 2014 wrote:
Children (with Emmanuel Smith):
Henry Emmanuel 1857-1930
George Thomas 1859-1933
Mary Ann 1863-1926
Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th February, 2014 wrote:
Would appreciate any other information on Honora (& her family, particularly daughter Eliza). Ancestor’s of my family. Message posted on Convict Records Facebook page.
Nell Murphy on 28th April, 2016 wrote:
Family: 1st Husband Dennis xxx.
Brothers Michael, Thomas and Cornelius (America). Sisters Betty and Judith at Native Place. Mother - Mary. (ref. Convict Indent pages 28 & 29)
Queens Orphan School, New Town, Hobart: Records of the Orphan School show that 3 children - Eliza, Henry Emmanuel & George were admitted in 1864 when their father, Emmanuel J.H. Smith, was a prisoner.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 26th June, 2012 made the following changes:
new convict, term 7, convicted at 901, occupation 35, crime 8, firstname Honora, surname Leahy, source http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts, date of birth 1823-00-00, date of death 1903-05-02, gender f
Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th June, 2013 made the following changes: