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Mary Maher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 27th November, 1840
Arrival date: 19th March, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: linctas.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 18th December, 2016 wrote:

Mary Maher was 20 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for “Stealing Cottons”.

Mary was 4’ 10 1/2” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, sallow complexion, red mark on nose, single.

29/12/1841 - 13/5/1842 - 18/7/1843: Permission to marry Richard Cook (Surrey 1829).

21/8/1843: Married - 2 children, Mary Ann Cook born 10/10/1845, Son born 31/12/1846 - both born Hobart.

28/9/1845: TOL
25/6/1847: Free Certificate.

Roger Cook on 8th May, 2019 wrote:

Married Richard Cook: 21-08-1843 and 23-08-1843
Children: six, two only surviving, Joseph (b 1846) and Daniel (b 1859)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th December, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: linctas. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Roger Cook on 8th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1820)

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