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Matthew Maher

Matthew Maher, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 18 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matthew Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 21st February, 1813
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 25th November, 1904
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 18th March, 1837
Arrival date: 10th July, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 18
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 6th April, 2013 wrote:

Born 1814-1816 Wells, Somerset
Assigned Paterson Area.
Married Julia Ryan 11.10.1847 West Maitland NSW
Died Glen Albyn NSW

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 18th April, 2013 wrote:

Ticket of Leave 45/947 12 May 1845
Conditional Pardon 49/1265 20 August 1849

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 20th March, 2015 wrote:

Matthew married Julia Ryan in 1847 in West Maitland.  They had 15 children.  Matthew is buried in an unmarked grave at the Catholic Cemetery, Summer Hill, Vacy, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 6th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 25th November, 1904, gender, occupation

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814, crime

Tracey Milligan-Marsh on 20th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 21st February, 1813 (prev. 1814)

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