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John Maher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary Assizes, Clonmel
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 13th February, 1824
Arrival date: 15th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 16 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2016 wrote:

John Maher was convicted Lent of 1823. Life sentence. Transported to Australia.
‘Prince Regent’ sailing to NSW and then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Castle Forbes’.

Assigned to Mr. A. Walker.
Public Works.

Conditional Pardon no. 860 10 May 1836.

D Wong on 18th February, 2018 wrote:

John Maher was 42 years old on arrival in NSW - he was then sent to VDL per ‘Nereus’.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
MAHER, John. Per “Castle Forbes”, 1824

1824 Jan 20: On list of convicts landed from the “Castle Forbes” & forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.194)

1824 Jan 23: Servant of Mr A Walker. On list of convicts in private service proceeding to Port Dalrymple per “Nereus” (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.6)

1824 Jul 17, Sep 14: Re passage to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6019; 4/3522 pp.85, 93)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 1st May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 18th February, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), occupation

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