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Maurice Mahony

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maurice Mahony
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 23 years

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: House robbery
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Medina
Departure date: 5th September, 1823
Arrival date: 29th December, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 16 other convicts

References

Primary source: SRNSW - Convict indents, Lord Lieutenant's warrants for "Medina" 1823, NRS 1150, microfiche 620–624. Bound manuscript indents 1788–1842. NRS 12188, microfiche 614–619,626–657, 660–695. SRNSW - Certificate of Freedom 30/280; Colonial Secretary's correspondence - Assignment of convicts per Medina; 1828 Census, householder records, Bathurst; Sydney Gazettes 30 June 1828 page1; 9 April 1829.
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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

Maurice Mahony “aged 13” transported on Medina for 7 years.
Crime: Lord lieutenant’s warrants for “Medina” records “Burglary” but Certificate of Freedom 1830 records “House Robbery”.
Tried Cork City, Spring sizes 1823 (commenced 25th March 1823 per Freemans Journal 1 April 1823). 
AGE - Probably more likely aged 15 yrs based on 1828 Census age and year of birth 1808 on Certificate of Freedom.

Medina sailed on 5th September 1823 and arrived on 29th December 1823.
Also on board was Jeremiah Mahony aged 19 tried at same assizes and also recorded as “Robbery” on warrants .. was he a relative? There was also an older Dennis Mahony aged 24 tried at Cork City the previous year.

29 Dec 1823 - Arrived NSW.

Medina Indent - Errand boy 26 March 1823 AGED 13. only 5ft 1in Fair complexion, brown hair and eyes. Remarks “Very well”. On arrival sent to the Carters Barracks.

June 1828 Ticket of Leave for Bathurst area
26th June, 1828. Colonial Secretary’s Office, Sydney,
“LIST of PERSONS who have obtained Tickets of Leave since the last Day of   Publication : MAHONY, Maurice, Medina.” [per Sydney Gazette 30 June 1828 page 1]

1828 Census Maurice Mahony, Medina aged 20yrs (Implies 15 on arrival)  GS, 7 yrs, Catholic, Bullock Driver for Japhet White, Bathurst
( Employer - Japhet White 7 years per “Surry” in 1816, ex impoverished attorney in Dublin, convicted Dublin for having forged stamps in his possession got land at Bathurst, wife Mary came free on same ship with 2 children. Had permission 1825 to buy 100 acres land at Bathurst.)

4th April, 1829. Colonial Secretary’s Office, Sydney,
“Tickets of Leave cancelled for neglect of Duty and Insolence” (Sydney Gazette, 9 April 1829 page 1)

Certificate of Freedom 11 May 1830 no 30/280:
Native of Cork, labourer, house robbery tried Cork City, Spring sizes 1823.  Born 1808,  5ft 4 &3/4 inches, sallow complexion, dark brown hair. hazel grey eyes

DIED 1830 or January 1831
-recorded sideways on Certificate of Freedom:
“ Torn up 22 January 1831 on its receipt from the Supt of Police at Bathurst who reports in his letter of the 20th in part that the holder is dead.”

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

ON arrival in NSW - sent to the Carters’ Barracks

1825 Muster - at Muldoons road party, Cawdor,

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: SRNSW - Convict indents, Lord Lieutenant's warrants for "Medina" 1823, NRS 1150, microfiche 620–624. Bound manuscript indents 1788–1842. NRS 12188, microfiche 614–619,626–657, 660–695. SRNSW - Certificate of Fr

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