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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Limerick Chronicle 15th March 1823
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Robin Sharkey on 8th November, 2015 wrote:
MARY RYAN was convicted at Limerick in March 1823 and given a sentence of 7 years
Limerick Chronicle 15th March 1823:
“City Criminal Court - Friday 14th March
“Patrick Molony, Mary Ryan, and Margaret Reeves for stealing sheep near Roxburgh, Guilty. to be transported for seven years.”
Margaret Reeves was aged 60 and arrived with Mary on the “Almorah” however Patrick Molony did not appear to arrive.
Mary Ryan - “Almorah’ arrived 1824. AGED 40 years. SINGLE
Butter maker spinner washer 7 yr sentence
1824, 7 Nov - Seeking permission ot marry Michael Foley “free”
1824 Nov 9th - Approval to be married to Michael Foley, free, by Rev J J Therry
Marriage to Michael FOLEY did not proceed,
1825 Sep 7th - Seeking permission to marry Thomas Hurley in RC Church.
1825 9th Sept - Approval given to be married to Thomas HURLEY per “Mary” by the Rev J J Therry
1825 - Marriage to Thomas Hurley, St Marys RC Registration
Husband - THOMAS HURLEY’s details:
aged 38 on arrival in 1819. Born Galway 5ft 11Inches. Tried Galway
1825 T Hurley TL employed by Mr Small at Kissing Point
1828 -T Hurley Lived at Field of Mars, settler, aged 50 Catholic.
1828 Census - Aged 45 Catholic 14 years. Wife of Thomas Hurley at Field of Mars
Servant: Michael Shea, Free by Serv, per Prince Regent in 1820, aged 41, Catholic
Certificate of Freedom 30/617 dated 1 Sept 1830:-
* Year of birth - 1784 (consistent with ages given)
* 5ft 3.5 inches. pale freckled complexion dark brown hair, blue eyes.
* Little finger of both hands contracted. Lame of Right leg
Wife of Thomas Hurley per Mary (1) Free. Had a ticket of Leave no 29/5959 dated 5 August 1829.
* Says Ten year sentence (not correct lest no Cert of freedom due yet)
Maureen Withey on 14th May, 2020 wrote:
Tickets of Freedom - EVAN
Ryan Mary, Almorah 3, Sydney Gazette, 22 Aug 1829.
Convict Changes History
Robin Sharkey on 8th November, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Limerick Chronicle 15th March 1823
State Records of NSW:- Convict Indents, Certificates of Freedom, Censuses, Musters. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Ryan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of b