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Mary Mulrooney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Mulrooney
Aliases: Mulrowney, Mulroony, Mulrony
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 6th October, 2016 wrote:

Mary MULROONEY was convicted at Wexford, Ireland on 8 Jan 1849 for stealing potatoes. Previous offences. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Australasia’ arriving 29 Sept 1849.

Single woman; aged 24yrs; Roman Catholic; country servant; 5 2 1/2”.
Native place - Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Father: William
Brother: James (in the Army) - ref. Indent Record

Station: ‘Anson’ hulk.
Work assignments in Colony.

13 Jan 1851: Delivered of a male child, William - at the Female House of Correction, Hobart.

28 Feb 1853: Married Moses McGurk (transported per ‘London’ (also from Wexford). Marriage reg. has spelling of her name “Mulrony”. Hobart. ref: 37/1/12 no. 679.

26 Sept 1854: Ticket of Leave granted.
17 July 1855: Conditional Pardon granted.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 6th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Mulrooney, alias1: Mulrowney, alias2: Mulroony, alias3: Mulrony, alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crim

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