Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Thomas Maher

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Richard Webb
Departure date: 13th October, 1841
Arrival date: 9th March, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 8 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - LINC
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Thomas Maher was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Thomas Maher?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2017 wrote:

Thomas MAHER was convicted at Tipperary, Ireland on 19 April 1841 for cattle stealing. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land per the ‘Richard Webb’ arriving 4 March 1842.

Aged 40yrs; labourer; Roman Catholic; can read; 5’6 1/2” height; ruddy complexion; black hair; grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Tipperary, Ireland.
Mother: Winifred (ref. Convict Indent record)
4 brothers
3 sisters

VDL:
18 month Probation Period.
1842 & 43: Noted as “quiet and good”.
1843: Assigned to Mr. Archer at Longford, Tasmania.
16 March 1847: Ticket of Leave granted.
11 Aug 1848: At Launceston, Committed for trial for Felony - robbery, being armed. Not Guilty.
26 Dec 1848: At Westbury - highway robbery. Discharged.

6 Feb 1849: Conditional Pardon approved.

(n.b. There are 2 other Thomas Maher, convicts, in VDL abt the same time line.)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - LINC (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 1801)

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au