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Jane Mcguinness

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Mcguinness
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Louth Assizes, Dundalk
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 1st June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Jane McGuinness was 25years old.  She could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of Dundalk (or Dundulk).  She was a country servant.  Jane was convict of stealing money at Louth on 27 February 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: height 4 feet 9 1/2 inches; complexion dark freckled and pock pitted; hair dark brown and eyes dark grey.  Transport number 169.  Prisoner number 166-39.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1845 (number 45/624).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 1st June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Mcguinness, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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