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Jane Maher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th April, 1802
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: 10th December, 1796
Arrival date: 27th May, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 32 other convicts

References

Primary source: Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. Belfast Newsletter April 2nd 1802 page 2 Hall, Barbara; "A Desperate Set of Villains"
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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 wrote:

Ann was a madam or a keeper of a brothel in Dublin.  She was convicted of stealing money from a patron of the brothel.

In the Colony, she formed a liaison with Edward Turleigh Smith (Convict, Marquis Cornwallis, 1796)
They had two daughters, Keziah 1798 and Jemima 1801.

Robin Sharkey on 25th May, 2017 wrote:

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Belfast Newsletter April 2nd 1802 page 2:

“A letter directed to the late under Gaoler of the New Prison (Simpson) has been received from Botany Bay. from a woman named Jane Maher, who was transported from hence, about six years ago. The subject of it is a request for an enquiry to be made after a male child she left in Dublin behind her, stating that having by her industry in the baking business acquired a property she is enable to provide for the child and wishes to have it educated, and brought up in a decent manner, and for which she will remit money. “

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. Hall, Barbara; "A Desperate Set of Villains" (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1767, date of de

Robin Sharkey on 25th May, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. Belfast Newsletter April 2nd 1802 page 2 Hall, Barbara; "A Desperate Set of Villains" (prev. Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. Hall, Barbara; "A Desperate Set of Villains")

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