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Mary Ryan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Ryan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Maid
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 22nd May, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Mary Ryan was 24 years old.  Mary could read; religion Roman Catholic; status single.  She was native of County Tipperary.  She was a kitchen maid.  Mary was convicted of stealing a watch at Cork on 19 March 1838 and sentenced to 10 years.  She had one prior conviction for which she served two months. Physical attributes: Height 4 feet 10 inches; complexion ruddy; hair brown and eyes hazel. 
Transport number 29 and prisoner number 29-39.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 22nd May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Ryan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1814, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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