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Name, Aliases & Gender
||O'brien, Brien'o, Brien
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
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Nell Murphy on 28th January, 2019 wrote:
Anne O’BRIEN and her sister Mary,was convicted at Kerry, Ireland on 3 July 1850 for cow stealing, both given 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 1851.
Ship Suregon’s Report: “very good”.
Aged 23 yrs; single woman; housemaid; can read; Roman Catholic.
Native place of birth: Co. Clare, Ireland.
Sister: Mary O’Brien - also transported on same ship. (N.B. There are two Mary O’Brien’s on this voyage)
Colony of VDL:
11 May 1852: Application for permission to marry - Anne O’Brien (Blackfrair) to James ALEXANDER (Prince Regent).
12 July 1852: Married James ALEXANDER at Manse, Evandale according to rites of Church of Scotland. (ref. 37/1/11 no. 1209)
19 Dec 1854: Ticket of Leave granted.
1855: Ticket of Leave revoked as she was absent from Muster. Absence accounted for. Ticket restored.
29 Sept 1857: Conditional Pardon approved.
James ALEXANDER born 16 July 1853 at Morven (Evandale), VDL. Father - James ALEXANDER, labourer, Evandale. Mother - Anne Obrien (ref. 33/1/31 no. 837)
John ALEXANDER born 20 Sept 1855 at Morven (Evandale), VDL. Father - James ALEXANDER, labourer, Evandale. Mother - Anne Obrien. (ref. 33/1/33 no. 1137)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th January, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Anne, surname: Obrien, alias1: O'brien, alias2: Brien'o, alias3: Brien, alias4: , date of birth: 1828, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime