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Thomas Maher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Maher
Aliases: Meagher
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 9th August, 1818
Arrival date: 16th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 18th November, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
Thomas Maher,  alias Meagher, per Earl St Vincent (1) 1818, Tried at Tipperary, 1818, Life.  Native place,  Tipperary.  Labourer.


ADM 101/21/7A/61818-1819
Journal of the Convict Ship Earl St Vincent for 22 July 1818 to 15 January 1819 by John Johnson, Surgeon and Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed on a voyage to New South Wales.
Folios 3-4: Thomas Maker, taken ill at Cove, sick or hurt; headache general soreness of the body, skin rather warmer than natural, taken ill on 5 August 1818.


Colonial Secretary Index.

MAHER, Thomas or MEAGHER. Per “Earl St Vincent”, 1818.

1818 Dec 21
On list of convicts disembarked from the “Earl St Vincent” & forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.222)
1820 Oct 6
On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta” (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.312)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th November, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Maher, alias1: Meagher, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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