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Thomas Maher

Thomas Maher, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Maher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 211 (107). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. http://www.oldbaileyonline.org
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

Blackburn Lake on 15th July, 2016 wrote:

Married Mary in Melbourne. Daughter Margaret

Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2017 wrote:

Thomas MAHER was convicted at the CCC, London on 30 Jan 1843 for stealing numerous yards of cloth material and other goods. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Sir George Seymour’ 1844 however was transferred on to Port Phillip, Victoria.

Aged 34yrs.
Thomas was a journeyman (carrier) for Miss Mary Moore, a tailor and draper at Newark, London.

Convict Changes History

Blackburn Lake on 15th July, 2016 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 211 (107). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. www.oldbaileyonline.org (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece

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