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Name, Aliases & Gender
||O'brien, Brien, Brien'o
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 28th January, 2019 wrote:
N.B. There are two persons named “Mary O’Brien” on this voyage of the Blackfriar 1851.
Mary O’Brien (Identifier 2) was convicted at Sligo, Ireland for burglary. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 1851.
Aged 20yrs; country servant; single woman; Roman Catholic.
Native place of birth: Co. Sligo, Ireland.
Father: John (ref. Convict Indent record)
Brother: a convict in the County prison.
Colony of VDL:
work services at New Town & Hobart.
30 Jan 1854: Ticket of Leave issued.
17 April 1854: Marriage to William SMITH (transported on the Lady Montagu), at St. Lukes Parish Church, Campbell Town, Tasmania. (ref. Archives 37/1/13 no. 61 & also recorded in her Conduct Register.)
4 Dec 1857: Certificate of Freedom issued, at Campbell Town, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th January, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Obrien, alias1: O'brien, alias2: Brien, alias3: Brien'o, alias4: , date of birth: 1831, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime