Escape from Ireland – Sources

Ann Mahony’s story was written as part of the University of Tasmania’s HAA007 Convict Ancestors unit.

 

Image credits:

[1] Scene at Skibbereen during the Great Famine, by artist James Mahony (1810–1879), commissioned by The Illustrated London News, 1 January 1847. Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 16 June 2016 from https://commons.wikipedia.org (link is external)

[2] Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin Ireland, by en.wikipedia user Quasihuman, 17 June 2010. Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 16 June 2016 from https://commons.wikimedia.org (link is external)

 

References:

[1] The British Newspaper Archive, Irish Newspaper Collection: Tipperary Vindicator, Saturday 20 June 1846, Saunders Newsletter, Saturday 18 July 1846, and Tipperary Vindicator, Wednesday 22 July 1846 (Ann Mahony).

[2] The National Archives of Ireland, Ireland-Australia Transportation Records (1791-1853), Ireland-Australia Transportation Database 1846 TR6, p.306 Ann Mahony; TAHO, CON41/1/12 Convict Conduct Record Arabian 1847 No.739 Ann Mahoney; TAHO, CON15/1/4 Convict Indent Record Arabian 1847 No.739 Anne Mahony.

[3] The History Place, Irish Potato Famine. Accessed 16 June 2016 at http://www.historyplace.com/worldhistory/famine/introduction (link is external)

[4] Snowden, Dianne, “A White Rag Burning”: Irish Women who committed arson in order to be transported to Van Diemen’s Land, University of Tasmania, 2005, pp.v-vi.

[5] The British Newspaper Archive, Irish Newspaper Collection: Tipperary Vindicator, Saturday 20 June 1846, Saunders Newsletter, Saturday 18 July 1846, and Tipperary Vindicator, Wednesday 22 July 1846 (Ann Mahony).

[6] TAHO, CON41/1/12 Convict Conduct Record Arabian 1847 No.739 Ann Mahoney; TAHO, CON15/1/4 Convict Indent Record Arabian 1847 No.739 Anne Mahony.

[7] The British Newspaper Archive, Irish Newspaper Collection: Tipperary Free Press, Wednesday 30 September 1846 (Ann Mahony); FamilySearch, Ireland Prison Registers 1790-1924, Dublin-Grangegorman Female Prison General Register 1846 No.655 Ann Mahony.

[8] Joan Kavanagh and Dianne Snowden, Van Diemen’s Women: A History of Transportation to Tasmania, Dublin, 2005, p.101.

[9] Ancestry. UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011; Original data: Admiralty and predecessors: Office of the Director General of the Medical Department of the Navy and predecessors: Medical Journals (ADM 101, 804 bundles and volumes): Convict Ships etc: ADM 101/4/4 – Medical Journal of the Arabian, 1846 -1847, p.15. The National Archives. Kew, Richmond, Surrey. Retrieved 16 June 2016 from www.ancestry.com (link is external)

[10] TAHO, CON41/1/12 Convict Conduct Record Arabian 1847 No.739 Ann Mahoney.

[11] Prokerla, Distance between Hobart and Dublin. Accessed 16 June 2016 at http://www.prokerala.com/travel/distance/from-dublin-ireland/to-hobart (link is external)

[12] Ancestry. UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011; Original data: Admiralty and predecessors: Office of the Director General of the Medical Department of the Navy and predecessors: Medical Journals (ADM 101, 804 bundles and volumes): Convict Ships etc: ADM 101/4/4 – Medical Journal of the Arabian, 1846 -1847, p.15. The National Archives. Kew, Richmond, Surrey. Retrieved 16 June 2016 from www.ancestry.com (link is external)

[13] Female Convicts Research Centre, Anson Probation Station. Accessed 16 June 2016 at http://www.femaleconvicts.org.au/index.php/convict-institutions/probation-stations/anson (link is external)

[14] Trove, Colonial Times (Hobart, Tasmania), Tuesday 31 August 1847, p.2 (Convict Department). Retrieved 16 June 2016 from http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8761243 (link is external)

 

Note: Ann Mahony appears in various records as Ann Mahoney / Ann M’Mahon / Ann Mahorney.

 

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