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Stephen Mcmahon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Stephen Mcmahon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 5th July, 1873
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male 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, Wexford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: 19th January, 1827
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 62 other convicts


Primary source: Certificate of Freedom 13/7/1833 Ticket of Leave 19/11/1831
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Elizabeth Williamson on 24th June, 2019 wrote:

2nd offence of being drunk and disorderly with his brother Patrick in Geelong in 1839
Patrick and Stephen worked for Captain Bagot and are on the SA Census of 1841
Stephen admitted to Maryborough Hospital Vic - residence Alma in 1870 aged 71
Stephen died on 5/7/1873 under the name of Stephen McMain in the Benevolent Asylum in Ballarat .
Stephen was buried in the Ballarat cemetery under the name of Stephen McMahon in 1873
Stephen was married in the district of Newport in County Tipperary in Ireland on 25/6/1817 to Margaret Wahan. They had 2 children

D Wong on 24th June, 2019 wrote:

Stephen McMahon was 29 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Clonmel, Tipparary County.

Father: Thomas
Mother: Anne Kenevane (from VIC BDM)

Stephen was 5’7” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, cut on point of curve and upper lip and over forehead, several marks of cuts on top of head.

Assigned to the Engineer Department.

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Williamson on 24th June, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Certificate of Freedom 13/7/1833 Ticket of Leave 19/11/1831 (prev. ), firstname: Stephen, surname: Mcmahon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 5th July, 1873, gender: m,

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