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Mary Anne Walsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Anne Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Maid
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
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 25th May, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Mary Anne Walsh was 21 years old.  She could read and write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of Drogheda.  She was a kitchen maid.  Jane was convicted of stealing a watch at Cavan on 14 July 1838 and sentenced to 10 years.  She had three prior convictions and served 10 years (should this be 1 month), 1 month and 3 months!.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 0 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy, freckled and pock pitted; hair brown and eyes grey.
Transport number 127.  Prisoner number 125-39.
Received a Certificate of Freedom in 1850 (number 50/153).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 25th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Mary Anne, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1817, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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