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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: 1803
Occupation: Ploughman
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 Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

The Indentures state that Thomas Maher was 26 years old.  He could read and write; religion Catholic; status single and is a native of Tipperary.  He ploughs and reaps.  He was convicted of murder or conspiracy on 8 April 1828 at Tipperary and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 5 inches; complexion ruddy; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 53.
Assigned to Greg Blaxland,  ? Farm.
Received ticket of leave in 1831 (number 31/217) and pardoned dated 1 February 1838 (pardon number 39/255).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1803, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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