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Edward Mooney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Mooney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Kildare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 1st November, 1848
Arrival date: 2nd February, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 20th August, 2016 wrote:

Edward Mooney was convicted at Kildare, Ireland on 19 March 1847 for stealing a cow. 7yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: good. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 1849.

Aged 39yrs; married man; farm labourer who can plough and milk; 5’9 1/2”; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Rathmore.
Wife - Mary
Brothers - John & Patrick
Sisters - Margaret, Ann, Betty & Mary (ref. Convict Indent record)

Assignment of work services in the Colony.
Clear Conduct Record.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Recommended for a Conditional Pardon 1849.
Not to reside in the district of Hobart Town. 1852.

Certified himself free 20 March 1854.

Nell Murphy on 20th August, 2016 wrote:

Note: Application for permission to marry 1851 for an Edward Mooney (transported per ‘Blenheim’) to Mary Ann Leader (transported per ‘Tory’ but now free. (ref. Tas Archives. Details would need further research to confirm if only one Edward Mooney per Blenheim.)
Persons transported were able to apply to the Govt. for permission to remarry as most were not permitted to return to their home country or have the finance to bring their family out.
No record of marriage able to be found on Archives.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. ), firstname: Edward, surname: Mooney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occ

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