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Cavanough, Margaret (1766–1834)

Margaret Cavanough was sentenced, at the Old Bailey, London, on 18 April 1787, to seven years' transportation for stealing 12 desert knives and forks with a value of 6\-.

She arrived in New South Wales aboard the Prince of Wales in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. She had a child with marine, Charles Green. In June 1874 she was living with Owen Cavanough.

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'Cavanough, Margaret (1766–1834)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cavanough-margaret-17291/text32157, accessed 24 October 2019.

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Alternative Names
  • Darnell, Margaret
  • Cavenaugh, Margaret
  • Dowling, Margaret
Birth

22 October 1766
Dublin, Ireland

Death

24 September 1834
New South Wales, Australia

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