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Thomas Maher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Tipperary
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 29th July, 1851
Arrival date: 31st October, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2017 wrote:

Thomas MAHER was convicted at Tipperary, Ireland in January 1848 for cow stealing. Previous offence for stealing a jacket. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Blenheim’ arriving 31 Oct 1851.

Aged 21yrs; 4’0 1/2” height; a tailor; fair complexion; dark brown hair; grey eyes; single man.
Native place: Co. Tipperary, Ireland.

21 months Probation Period.
Prison Barracks, Hobart.
23 Aug 1852: Drunk. 7 days solitary confinement.

Convict Changes History

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

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

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

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), occupation

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