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Mary Lahy

b. March 1793
Mary Lahy 1793 -

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of Mary Lahy click here.

Birth

Mary Lahy was born in March 1793 in Kilkenny.1,2,3,4 She was baptized on 12 March 1793 at St John's in Kilkenny, Ireland.4,5

Parents

FatherMartin Lahy (b. circa 1760)
MotherBridget Kain (b. circa 1761)

Family life

Thomas Tobin and Mary Lahy were married about 1815 in Kilkenny.6,7 She was in a domestic partnership with Cornelius Bowe before 1819.1,8,3,7 William Boardley and she were married on 15 January 1838 at St Patrick's church in Parramatta.9

Children with Thomas Tobin (b. about 1791, d. about 1818)

SonPatrick Tobin+ (b. March 1815, d. 28 June 1887)
DaughterMary Tobin+ (b. July 1817)

Children with Cornelius Bowe (b. about 1795, d. about 1828)

SonMartin Bohen+ (b. November 1819, d. 22 July 1891)
SonSecond son Bohan (b. about 1822)
DaughterEllen Elizabeth Bowe+ (b. December 1823, d. 14 October 1881)
SonJohn Bowe (b. April 1827, d. after 1837)

Partner with William Boardley (b. 1810)

Migration

Mary Lahy immigrated on 30 May 1837 to Sydney, NSW, Australia. SS Margaret3

Working life

  • On 17 July 1836 Mary Lahy was a country servant in Kilkenny.3

Residence information

, as Thomas Tobin's wife, resided with, in Johnswell, Kilkenny, Ireland, on 2 April 1815.10,5 , as Thomas Tobin's wife, resided with, in Johnswell, Kilkenny, Ireland, on 11 July 1817.11,5 , as Cornelius Bowe's wife, resided with, in Johnswell, Kilkenny, Ireland, on 4 December 1819.12,5 , as Cornelius Bowe's wife, resided with, in Johnswell, Kilkenny, Ireland, on 25 December 1823.13,5 Mary Lahy lived in Tinvoher, Tipperary, Ireland, in 1827, on a farm.14 She lived in Inistioge, Kilkenny, Ireland, on 30 March 1831.15 She lived in Johnswell, Kilkenny, Ireland, in 1833, on a 5 acre farm.16 On 31 December 1837 Mary Lahy lived in Sydney, NSW, Australia. She was assigned to John Jones.17

Involvement in crime

Mary Lahy was tried for on 17 July 1836 in Kilkenny, Ireland. recieving stolen property in house||She was sentenced to transportation for 14 years.3 She was described as on 30 May 1837 in Sydney, NSW, Australia. 5'1.5" tall; brown hair; dark grey eyes; brown complexion; nose inclining to the right side; small raised mole left cheek; scar back of little finger of left hand.3 She was in Windsor, NSW, Australia, on 3 January 1849. accused of an unauthorised absence from her district18

Citations

  1. [S449] Death Certificate, Martin Bowen, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1891 No 5680.
  2. [S620] "Research Report: Lahy, Mary on WikiTree by Leeanne Godfrey", 22 Jun 2013, Leeanne Godfrey (http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Lahy-6).
  3. [S645] Mary Lahy entry, SS Margaret, Arrival Indents, 1837; in Convict Records (Kinsgwood: Archives Office of NSW).
  4. [S1078] Irish Family History Foundation, Index: Baptism Lahy, Mary, (Irish Family History Foundation, 29 Jun 2019), St John's, Kilkenny, 12 Mar 1793.
  5. [S1110] "RR: Lahy family origins - Essay by James Michael Fleming", 2019, James Michael Fleming (4 Currawang Street, Cammeray), to self; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  6. [S688] Death Certificate, Patrick Tobin, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1887 No 8539.
  7. [S1035] "RR: An unfortunate family - Essay by James Michael Fleming", 2018, James Michael Fleming (4 Currawang Street, Cammeray), to self; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  8. [S619] "Resarch Report: Bohan, Martin by Leeanne Godfrey", 22 Jun 2013, Leeanne Godfrey, to James Fleming (Sydney); WikiTree, http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bowen-1865.
  9. [S1112] William Boardley to Mary Lahy, Permission to Marry: 1837 1223 William Boardley to Mary Lahy, (Kingswood: NSW Archives), 23 Dec 1837
  10. [S1080] Baptismal Record: Patrick Tobin 1815, (2 Apr 1815), St John's Church, Irish Family History Foundation, Ireland
  11. [S1081] Baptismal Record: Mary Tobin 1817, (11 Jul 1817), St John's Church, Irish Family History Foundation, Ireland
  12. [S1082] Baptismal Record: Martin Bowe 1819, (4 Dec 1819), Thomastown RC Church, Irish Family History Foundation, Ireland
  13. [S1083] Baptismal Record: Ellen Bowe 1823, (25 Dec 1823), St John's RC Church, Irish Family History Foundation, Ireland
  14. [S1105] Mary Lahy, 1827 Tithe Ireland, Ireland, Tinvoher, National Archives of Ireland.
  15. [S1085] Mary Lahy, 30 Mar 1831 Census Ireland, Ireland, Inistioge, Irish Family History Foundation, Tighe Estate.
  16. [S1104] Mary Lahy, 30 Mar 1833 Tithe Ireland, Ireland, Johnswell, National Archives of Ireland.
  17. [S646] Mary Lahy, Convict Muster: 1837 Lahy Mary, (Kingswood: NSW Archives), 31 Dec 1837
  18. [S687] Principal Superintendent of Convicts' Office, Sydney Gazette, by Thomas Ryan, 3 Jan 1849.
Last Edited21 July 2019