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Margaret Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Quinn
Aliases: Gourlay, Quin
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1764
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Catherine
Departure date: 8th December, 1813
Arrival date: 4th May, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 96 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretry Index. Sydney Gazette
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 26th June, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

QUIN, Margaret. Per “Catherine”, 1814
1815 c.Nov - Assigned as servant to Charlotte McQuestern (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.15)
1816 Jun 1 - To proceed from Newcastle to Sydney per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6066; 4/1806 p.26)
1822 Feb 25-Mar 27 - To be transported for 12 months. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.37)
1822 Mar 20 - On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta” (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.43)

Criminal Court - Tuesday.
Margaret Quinn, guilty of receiving stolen poultry
12 months transportation.
Sydney Gazette, 8 Mar 1822.

THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates during; the last Week :
Catherine…..Margaret Quinn, alias Gourly, duplicate;
Sydney Gazette, 7 Aug 1823.

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Margaret Quinn, alias Gourlay, age 50, per Catherine, 1814, Tried at Antrim, 1812, 7 years, DOB – 1764, Country work.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretry Index. Sydney Gazette (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Quinn, alias1: Gourlay, alias2: Quin, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1764, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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