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Mary Loughran

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Loughran
Aliases: Thompson
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: MONAGHAN,IRE
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arabian
Departure date: 22nd November, 1846
Arrival date: 25th February, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 31 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=43398. Queens Orphan School http://www.orphanschool.org.au/showorphan.php?orphan_ID=5326
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th August, 2013 wrote:

Mary Loughran was convicted at Monoghan on 23/10/1845 for Larceny - steal mantle. Previous convictions. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Arabian’, arriving 25/02/1847.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th August, 2013 wrote:

Aged 24yrs; single; Roman Catholic; reads; 5’1 1/4”; housemaid/laundress; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
Native Place of birth: Co. Monoghan, Ireland, abt 1822.

Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.
3rd class Probation.
Married James Thompson (listed as free) on 20/03/1848. (ref. 1879/1848-37 Hobart- mother transcribed as “Loughlin”)
18/08/1848 now known as Mary Thompson - steal gold pen. Transportation sentence extended 6mths.

Children’s birth registered to James & Mary Thompson:
female b. 28/05/1849 Clarence district (eastern shore of Derwent River) (ref. 1056/1849-33)
female b. 01/04/1851 Clarence district (ref. 157/1851-33)

Note on her convict record that her husband James Thompson “dead” - no date.

Children admitted to Queens Orphan School:
Ann Thompson, 12yrs, admitted 07/05/1859. Mother: Mary Loughran (Arabian); Father James Thompson, deceased. Discharged 24/01/1862 to Mr. Harrington (employer), Clare St. New Town (Hobart). Returned (no date). Discharged 23/09/1863 to Eugen McCarthy, Swansea. Returned and sent to Cascades Female Factory as she was pregnant.

Sarah Thompson, aged 8yrs, admitted 07/05/1859. Mother: Mary Loughran(Arabian 2). Father: James Thompson (deceased). Discharged 02/03/1864 to Mrs. Aitcheson, Oatlands.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th August, 2013 wrote:

Father: Joseph
Mother: Alice
Brother: William

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th August, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1822, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 4th August, 2013 made the following changes:


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