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Ellen Mcdonald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 6th February, 1832
Arrival date: 14th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


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

Maureen Withey on 26th February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Ellen McDonald, age 21, ship, Southworth (3)(1832); tried at Kilkenny, 1831, 7 years for stealing shoes.  Single.  Native of Tipperary Co.  House maid kitchen maid.  Catholic.  DOB 1811.

Principal Superintendent of Convicts’ Office, 3rd September, 1838.
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom since last publication, namely:
M’Donald Ellen, Southworth 2,
The Australian (Sydney), 11 Sept 1838.

Maureen Withey on 8th January, 2021 wrote:

Application for Marriage.

James Mullally, per Lonach, age 30, 7 years, Free, and Ellen McDonald, per Southworth (2), age 22, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 21 May 1833, Sydney, Revd. W. Ullathorne; R.C.C.


Convict Index 1791-1873.

Ellen McDonald, per Southworth 1832. Certificate of Freedom, 4 Aug 1838. Wife of James Mullally, per Lonach 1825, fbs. (as stated on her CF) No. 38/0705.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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