Margaret Ryan

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
6 March 1847

STEALING A WATCH

MARGARET RYAN, alias MARY ANN WALSH,* was apprehended on Thursday evening, charged with stealing a watch from Mr. REYNOLDS, of Pyrmont. REYNOLDS and his wife left their home, and the prisoner went into REYNOLDS’ bed-room and took the watch, which was found near where the prisoner was sitting. She had been seen by a neighbour to leave the house, and was in consequence followed by REYNOLDS. The prisoner was brought before the Police Bench yesterday, and remanded till this day.†

* a.k.a. MARY RYAN, ANN WALSH

† Was sentenced and transferred to Female Factory on 14 May 1847


See Original: “LOCAL INTELLIGENCE: STEALING A WATCH,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Saturday 6 March 1847, p.3

See also: MARY RYAN: p18470511, “SYDNEY QUARTER SESSIONS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Tuesday 11 May 1847, p.4