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Mary Jane Short

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Jane Short
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts

References

Primary source: Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1. Tasmanian Conduct Record:https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p117
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 wrote:

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 2: Mary Short, aged 30; convict; disease or hurt, gastritis chronic and excessive vomitus. Put on sick list, 8 March 1844. Discharged, 14 March 1844.
Tasmanian Conduct Record:https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p117
615. Mary Short. Tried at Dublin City, 25 Nov 1843, 7 years. Transported for stealing a coat and trowsers. Gaol report Good.  Thrice convicted before. Widow. Stated this offence, Stealing a coat and trowsers in Dublin, once 6 months for shoes, again for a cloak, 6 months. Married, Surgeon’s report- Very good indeed. Native of Cavon, age 30, housemaid.
Various offences listed on conduct record.
Marriage Permission. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-3p054j2k
Thos. Falkner, free, and Mary Jane Short, Greenlaw, approved 24 Oct 1848.
Marriage record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-7p308j2k
30 Oct 1848 at St Andrew’s Church, Carrick, Longford district, Thomas Fawkener 45, labourer, and Mary Jane Short, 30, servant. Witnesses, William Maunders and Edward Turner.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1. Tasmanian Conduct Record:https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p117 (prev. ), firstname: Mary Jane, surname: Short, alias1: , alias2:

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