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Margaret Moore

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Moore
Aliases: Spear
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 7th July, 1850
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Londonderry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p84
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 wrote:

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 2: Margaret Spier, aged 63; convict; disease or hurt, obstipatio. Put on sick list, 8 March 1844. Discharged, 10 March 1844.

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p84
513. Margaret Moore, alias Spear. Tried at Londonderry, 23 Oct 1843.      7 years. Transported for Larceny. Gaol report, very good. Once convicted before. Widow. Stated this offence. Stealing a fowl, property of Mr Steele in N.P. Once for calico, 6 months, once chickens, 21 month. Surgeon’s report, very good. Native of Antrim, age 59, Housemaid.  Presbyterian. 
7th July 1850, died in the General Hospital, Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p84 (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Moore, alias1: Spear, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 7th

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