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Male Convicts

ANGLIM, Thos. (Thomas) (ANGLIN) (ABGR 23259) Born c1784 as he gave his age as 27 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was originally sentenced to Death in the County of Limerick, in early 1810 but on April 14th 1810 his sentence was respited to seven years transportation.

Went to Van Diemen's Land on the Ruby in 1812 as a Servant to Geils. .

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 6/1880, in Van Diemen's Land on June 26th 1817. (CSP reel 6005; 4/3496, page 211) In 1827 Thomas was indicted for sheep stealing but was found not guilty. He was living on his own property at Hobart Town at the time of his indictment. (CSP reel 6023; X820, page 79)


BALFE, Nichs or Michl (Nicholas or Michael BALPH) (ABGR 23202) Born c1788 as he gave his age as 23 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Nicholas/Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in August 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1923, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place he was a Convict Off Stores at the Lumber Yard, in Sydney. (page 124, number 5513)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was listed as Michael Balph and was Free by Servitude, a Labourer, in Sydney. (page 21, number A00768)

In the 1823-25 Muster he was listed as Michael Balph and was Free by Servitude, a Labourer, in Sydney. (page 21, number 11148)


BIGLY, Denis (BAGLEY, BAYLEY, BEGLEY, BIGLEY, BUGALLY) (ABGR 23247) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Denis was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Kerry, in March 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1694, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place he was a Convict Off Stores with Mr. Wentworth, at Parramatta. (page 92, number 4063)

Denis married Mary Blakeway (per Lord Wellington, 1820) (CSP papers have her arriving on the Elizabeth 1820). Banns List October 2, 1820, at Church of England, St John's, Parramatta. (Historical BDM's numbers V18202626-3A/1820 & V18201008-147B/1820)

In 1821 he was on a list of those receiving a land grant. (Sydney Gazette, Saturday April 28th, 1821

When the 1822 Muster took place he was listed, under the name of Bayley, as Free by Servitude, at Liverpool. (page 27, number A01045). In the 1822 Land Returns he was listed under the name Bugally. He had one hundred acres, owned two horses, thirty head of cattle and seven hogs, plus a small quantity of wheat on hand. His residence is recorded as Liverpool. (page 539, number B00145).

In the 1823-25 Muster he was listed, under the name Bayley, as Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Parramatta. (page 27, number 11488) Denis was also listed, under the name of Begley, as Free by Servitude, a Landholder, at Parramatta.

In the 1828 New South Wales Census, under the name of Begley, he was living with his wife, Mary and three servants at Prospect. (references B0866 - 67) In the 1841 Census Dennis Begley was a resident in the Parish of Prospect, Parramatta. (Item X948, page 63, Reel 2222)


BOYHEN, Owen (BOWEN, BOWN, BOYAN, BOYDE, BOYHEN, BOYN, BOYNE) (ABGR 23297) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Owen was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Westmeath, in March 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1868, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place he was a Convict Off Stores assigned to Riley. (page 87, number 3862)

He was a Toll Gate Keeper near Liverpool during 1820. (CSP Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No 63, pages 145-146)

In 1821 he was on a list of persons receiving a land grant. (Sydney Gazette, Saturday April 28th 1821)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 43, number 01779).

In the 1823-25 Muster he was listed as Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 46, number 12558).

In the 1828 New South Wales Census, under the name of Bowen, he was 50 years of age, and living on 500 acres at Molonglo, Goullburn Plains, with eleven people working on his land. He had 300 acres under cultivation. (reference B1783)


BROWN, Pat (Patrick BREEN, BRIEN) (ABGR 23252) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Pat was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Kilkenny, in August 1810.

In the 1823-25 Muster he was listed as Free by Servitude. (page 51, number 12861) The 1823-25 Muster Index to Departures records that he left the Colony. (page 667, number 12861)


BROWNE, Richard (BROWN) (ABGR 23176) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Richard was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1850, the date unknown.

Richard was sent to Newcastle on October 2nd 1811.

On January 9th 1814 Sarah Coats arrived in Port Jackson on board the Wanstead. After repeatedly absconding from the Female Factory at Parramatta she was shipped north to Newcastle on July 16th 1814 where she met Browne. They had at least two children while they were at Newcastle.

Browne was one of Australia's early artists. While he was in Newcastle the Commandant, Lieutenant Thomas Scottowe, used his drawings to illustrate a manuscript he was preparing in 1813. When the 1822 Muster took place he was listed, as Free by Servitude, and was a Labourer living in Sydney. Richard had four children living with him, Mary aged seven, Eliza six, Hester aged two and a half and Ann aged one. (page 57, numbers, A02375 - 79) Sarah Coates was also recorded as living in Sydney. (page 95, numberA04076)

In the 1823-25 Muster Richard was listed, as Free by Servitude, while the four girls were listed as being at the Orphans School. (page 58, numbers 13289 - 293) The Muster's Index to Deaths, records he died in Sydney. (page 659, number 132898) Sarah is also recorded as living in Sydney. (page 106, number 16035) There were two unrecorded children Sarah and his only son, William, who was born after he died.

Sarah Coats is recorded in the 1828 Census under the name Brown along with seven of her children, six of the children are named Brown and the youngest is Jane McCarthy, age three months. (B2598, B2604 & M0182)

Sarah Coates went to England in 1825, married a soldier, Maurice McCarty, and returned to Port Jackson on the Hooghley in 1828. They had the child Jane recorded in the 1828 Census. (source Betty Shelly, a Browne Family Historian)


BUCKLEY, Patrick (ABGR 23199) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in August 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1693, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place he was a Convict Off Stores, assigned to Riley. (page 195, number 4665) He was living with his wife, Mary Kelly (ABGR 23301) a Providence convict. Two children were recorded as being with their parents, one Bridget was born in June 1813.

By the time the 1822 Muster was taken it appears as though Mary Kelly has died as one daughter is recorded as being an Orphan. Patrick Buckley is recorded in the Muster as arriving on the Windham. This is incorrect. His daughter, Bridget is recorded as being an Orphan, at the Orphan's School at Parramatta. (page 62, numbers A02595 - 96)

In the 1823-25 Muster Patrick was Free by Servitude, living in Sydney as a Woodcutter. He has two children Ann, aged 16, and Thomas, aged nine (page 068, numbers 13845 - 47). The eldest child, Bridget Buckley, was recorded as his daughter. (page 67, number 13819)

Go to Mary Kelly in the Female Section for further information relating to this family.


BURKE, Patrick (BURK) (ABGR 23244) Born c1784 as he gave his age as 27 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life in County Galway during 1810.

In the 1814 Muster Patrick was a Convict Off Stores assigned to John Smith at Parramatta (page 59, number 2587).

Patrick was married on August 28th 1817, by Samuel Marsden at St Johns Church of England, Parramatta, to Hannah Green (Alias Dwyer) (per MaryAnn 1816)

He was sentenced on August 3rd 1820 to one years Transportation to Newcastle for unfortunately getting drunk and absenting himself from work. He was sentenced to an additional two years at Newcastle for once again absenting himself from work. (CSP reel 6007; 4/3496. Pages 118 - 9, fiche 3239; 4/1872 page 12 & Sydney Gazette April 7th 1821) There is a Hannah Green (per Mary Ann) listed in the Muster but she was recorded as the wife of L. White. (page 197, number A08589)

When the 1823 -25 Musters were taken he was still in Newcastle listed as a Government Servant to a Landholder, Catherine Sheridan (per Francis & Eliza 1815). (page 71, number 14012)

By the time the 1828 Census was taken he was employed as a Government Servant to Captain Samuel White at Bengalla, near Muswellbrook, Newcastle.

He received a Ticket of Leave number 1846 and a Conditional Pardon number 42/13, dated February 1st 1841.

He never left the area as in 1843 a Mr. Glannie (probably James Glennie, Came Free per Guildford 1824) of Hunter's River reported that Patrick Burke had died at Singleton.


BURLEY, Patrick (ABGR 23201) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in November 1809.

Patrick was sent to Port Dalrymple per Ruby during February 1812.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1881, entitled to it on June 26th, 1817.


BYRNE, James (BURN) (ABGR 23179) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in May 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1868, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster James was a Convict Off Stores, working as a Brick maker at Sydney. (page 127, number 5640)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, working as a Slater in Sydney (page 78, number 14418).

In the 1828 New South Wales Census James was recorded under the name of Burn, age 40, working in Kent Street, Sydney for John Burn, an 80 year old Slater. (reference B3289) Was John Burn related to James?


BYRNE, James (BRIAN, BRAWDY) (ABGR 23212) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was sentenced in the County of Dublin in December 1809.

In the 1823-25 Muster James was listed under the name of Brian, with a Ticket of Leave and employed by John Thurston of Evan. (page 52, number 12930).

In the 1828 New South Wales Census he was under the name of Brawdy, age 40, holder of a Conditional Pardon. James was working as a Joiner for Peter Bodicin, a Cabinetmaker, of George Street, Sydney.


BYRNE, James (BURNE) (ABGR 23224) Born c1761 as he gave his age as 50 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was sentenced in County Carlow in 1809.

James Byrne died at Sydney on March 6th, 1812, aged 50 years. He was still classified as a prisoner at the time of his death. (CSP Return of Funerals Sydney, quarter ended March 31st 1812 & Historical BDM's numbers V18122933 2A/1812 & V 181215 7/1812)


BYRNE, Mathew or Michael (Alias OSBORNE) (ABGR 23285) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Mathew or Michael was sentenced to fourteen years transportation when he was sentenced in the County of Tipperary, in August 1810.

Mathew or Michael was sent to Van Diemans land in February 1812 on Ruby.

He received a Conditional Pardon number 1500, on 7th August, 1821.


CALL, John (COLL) (ABGR 23270) Born c1775 as he gave his age as 36 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried at Londonderry, in March 1810.

In the 1814 Muster John was a Convict Off Stores, working in Sydney for W Parker. (Page 115, number 5100)

He was granted his Conditional Pardon, on 31st January 1818, John Call was described as 5 feet 10 inches tall with Dark complexion, brown hair and grey eyes. He was a Labourer from County Derry.

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude because he had served his seven year sentence, despite originally being sentenced to Life. He was working for J McArthur of Parramatta (page 74, number A03126).


CARMICHAEL, James (ABGR 23165) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

In the 1814 Muster James was a Convict Off Stores, working for Mr. Blaxcell at Sydney. (Page 119, number 5297).

Both James and Catherine Kynan (Keenan) sought permission to marry in January 1817. CSP reel 4/3495, pages 450-1) Catherine Kynan was sent to Newcastle in September 1817 and was permitted to return to Sydney in early 1818.

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude and working as a Schoolmaster at Sydney (page 78, number A03310)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, working as a Clerk in Sydney (Page 87, number 14938).

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 016/2841 dated October 9th 1824, in lieu of CF 11/1810

In the Census for New South Wales in 1828 James was listed as a 51 year old Labourer working at Lower Portland Head for Michael Lamb. He may have been teaching as Lamb had three school age children. (reference C0373)


CARRABINE, Bryan or Brien (CARABINE, CARBINE, CARABYNE) (ABGR 23272) Born c1785 as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Bryan was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Mayo, in March 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1847, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster Bryan was a Convict Off Stores, working for Thomas Bigger at Windsor. (page 31, number 1307)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude and he was a Landholder at Windsor. Bryan had seven and a half acres in wheat, one acre in maize, one acre in barley, 19 hogs and held 100 bushels of maize. (page 77, number A03274 & page 544, number, B00390)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude and was a Landholder of Evan. (page 86, number 14898).


CARROLL, Edward (ABGR 23255) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Edward was sentenced to transportation for life when he was tried in the County of Limerick, in August 1810.

Edward was sent to Van Diemen's Land on the Lady Nelson in July 1812. Remarks along side his name said he was - Bad. (Archives Office of Tasmania. CON 133/1, page 29)


CARROLL, Patrick (ABGR 23250) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Kilkenny, in August 1810.

In the 1814 Muster Patrick was a Convict Off Stores, working for Mr. Blackert at Sydney. (page 119, number 5309).

When the 1822 Muster took place he was listed twice. First he claimed that his sentence was for seven year sentence, was Free by Servitude, and working as a House-keeper at Sydney. Secondly he was listed as Free by Servitude, a Constable in Sydney. (page 80, numbers A03403 & A03412)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he claimed he had received a seven year sentence and that he was Free by Servitude, working as a Lime-burner at Sydney (page 89, number 15074).

In the Census for New South Wales in 1828 Patrick was listed as a Labourer and still claiming a seven year sentence. He was living at Erskine Street, Sydney, with four lodgers at his residence. (reference C0502)

Patrick's wife was Ellinor or Ellen Sullivan (ABGR 23325) from the Providence.


CASEY, Michl. (CASH, Michael) (ABGR 23207) Born c1772 as his age was given as 38 years in 1810.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin in August 1809.

Casey died in the Cove of Cork at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 10th 1810. Ironically this was the morning the Providence commenced her journey to Port Jackson. Ships Log, CSP reel 6038, SZ758, pages 223 - 4 & SG Saturday July 27th 1811)


CASEY, Michael (ABGR 23165) Born c1784 as he gave his age as 27 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Limerick, in August 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 477, dated January 1st, 1814, a Conditional Pardon, number 329, dated January 31st, 1814, his Certificate of Freedom, number 1700, was granted on August 5th 1816. (Alan Kelley information) In the 1814 Muster Michael was Free by Servitude, Off Stores, working as a Baker in Sydney. (page 106, number 4693).

It appears as though he left the colony on the ship Hunter (Captain Hodgson) bound for Batavia and Calcutta during June/July of 1817. (Alan Kelley information)


CHARTERS, George (CHARTRES) (ABGR 23187) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

George was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in July 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 478 when he disembarked from the Providence. On June 13th 1814 he was granted a Conditional Pardon, number 455, and on January 31st 1816 he was granted an Absolute Pardon, number 301.

His occupation was listed as an Attorney at Law from Dublin City. He along with two others are credited with establishing the first private practice law firm in Australia. One of the others, Edward Eagar, (ABGR 23238) also came on the Providence as a convict. In 1813 Governor Macquarie sent Charters to Newcastle for a year. (CSP reel 6003; 4/3492, page 209) In the 1814 Muster George was Free, Off Stores, working as a Police Clerk in Sydney. (page 109, number 4848).

On Saturday November 15th 1817 George placed advertisements in the Sydney Gazette informing the public that he along with his wife and servant planned on leaving the colony. Three days before Christmas, 1817 they boarded the ship Harriet and departed the colony, never to return. It was rumoured that he had become bankrupt but this was never verified.


CLARKE Richard (CLARK) (ABGR 23264) Born c1790 as he gave his age as 21 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Richard was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Limerick, in March, 1809.

Richard was not in the 1814 Muster as he had been sent to the Derwent per the Active during March 1814 and again per Kangaroo in September 1814. The reason for the two voyages in the same year is unknown.

He received a Conditional Pardon number 1312, dated January 31st, 1820.

When the 1822 Muster took place he was still a Convict in Government Employment but he was now in Newcastle. (page 91, number A03897) He was charged at Hobart Town on March 31st 1821 with being in possession of 1000 pounds of mutton, found guilty he was sentenced to be transported to Newcastle for three years. (SG Saturday April 28th 1821) His wife, Catherine Pendergrass, per Canada 4, 1817, proceeded with him to Newcastle.

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he had a Ticket of Leave and was employed by Mr. McCoy at Newcastle. (page 101, number 15743).

The 1828 Census records Richard as a 40 year old Farmer living with his wife Catherine and daughter, Mary Ann, at Vasy, Patersons Plains. He owned 230 acres, 25 cleared and under cultivation, 25 horses and 32 head of cattle. (references C1150 - 52)

There was a record of the birth of one child, Mary Ann. (Historical BDM's number V18171241-125/1817)


COATES, Samuel (ABGR 23203) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Samuel was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in July, 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 265/479, dated 12th July 1812. Sentenced to death on 15th November 1813 for feloniously stealing from Sergeant Hobbs of the 73rd Regiment ninety-eight promissory notes valued at 17 shillings each. The sentence was commuted and he was sent to Newcastle for Life. (SG, Saturday November 20th 1813 & CSP reel 6038; SZ758 page 439)

Samuel was in Newcastle when the 1814 Muster was taken.

Despite his indiscretions Samuel was granted Absolute Pardon, number 355, on June 12th 1819. (SRNSW, Tickets of Leave and Emancipation and Pardon Records, 1810 -19, page 62, item 4/4427, COD18 reel601)

Coates left the colony on board the Surry bound for England on the morning of Sunday July 25th 1819


COLLINS, Patrick (ABGR 23166) Born c1788 as he gave his age as 23 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

In the 1814 Muster Patrick was a Convict Off Stores. He was apparently in Gaol waiting for his trial. (page 136, number 6047). He was found guilty of murder shortly after the Muster was taken and executed in Sydney on December 20th 1814. (SG, Saturday December 24th 1814)


CONNELL, Michael (CONNOR) (ABGR 23185) Born c1784 as he gave his age as 27 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in July 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1885, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster Michael was a Convict Off Stores, working for Mr. Riley. (page 121, number 5393)


CONNOLLY, James (CONELLY, CONNELLY) (ABGR 23211) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in October, 1809.

In the 1814 Muster he was a Convict Off Stores, confined in Gaol at Sydney. He was held in Gaol between October and November. (page 136, number 6062) Sent to Newcastle in November 1814. (CSP, reel 6004; 4/3493 page 381)

When he was granted his Conditional Pardon on November 28th 1821, James Connolly was described as 5 feet 7 inches tall with Fair complexion marked with small pox, brown hair and blue eyes. He was a Stone Mason from Dublin.

When the 1822 Muster took place James has a Conditional Pardon and was in Government Employment at Newcastle. (page 101, number A04335)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he had a Conditional Pardon and was a Settler at Newcastle. (page112, number 16423)

James was the Principal Overseer of the Macquarie Pier Construction from around 1819 through to 1823. (CSP, fiche 3062, 4/1834B No. 65 page 389) He also owned a house at 10 Georges Street, Newcastle, albeit without legal title.

In the 1828 Census James was recorded as a Settler with one horse and 70 sheep and claims he Came Free. (reference C2047)


CONWAY, John (ABGR 23277) Born c1787 as he gave his age as 24 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Monaghan, in March, 1810.

In the 1814 Muster John was a Convict Off Stores, working as a Carpenter at Sydney. (page 57, number 2499)

John was sent to Port Dalrymple during October 1815 and again in October 1817 both times per the Emu. (CSP, reel 6004; 4/3494 pages 253 & 258, Archives Office of Tasmania, Database Number 14412)


COONEY, John (William, COLLINS) (ABGR 23168) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in December, 1809.

John Collins died on 13th June 1812, at Windsor and was buried on 14 June, 1812, aged 28 years. (St Matthews Church of England, Windsor, page 184, index no 3228)


COYLE, Thomas (Alias CORBETT, COYLE, COYNE) (ABGR 23195) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

It appears as though Coyle was granted permission to leave the colony as on Saturday February 22nd 1817 he was advertising in the Claims and Demands section of the Sydney Gazette informing the public he intends departing the Colony by an early opportunity. On Saturday April 19th 1817 Coyle is again advertising in the Claims and Demands section of the Sydney Gazette this time the advertisement states he is departing on the Fame. On Saturday May 5th 1817 the Sydney Gazette reports that the Fame departed on Thursday 1st for Batavia and possibly Calcutta and then proceeding to England. 30 days later the Fame was shipwrecked in Torres Strait. The Shipwrecks database records that it wasn't until 10 years later that the sole survivor was found. Other reports indicate there were no deaths from the sinking. The conflicting reports relating to possible survivors of the Fame shipwreck cast considerable doubt on whether Thomas Coyle died when the Fame sank.(information offered by Alan Kelley, Australia, relating to Thomas Coyle's voyage is appreciated)


CRONE, James (CROHAN (ABGR 23217) Born c1751 as he gave his age as 60 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Antrim, in 1810.

In the 1814 Muster James was in Sydney. (page 123, number 5453)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was still a Convict in Government Employment at the Prisoners Barracks, in Sydney. He was also a Government Watchman at Sydney. (page 116, numbers A04996 & 97)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was still serving his Life sentence and in Government Employ in Sydney. (page131, number 17511)


CURLETT, William (CURLET, CURTELL) (ABGR 23242) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County of Down, in March, 1809.

In the 1814 Muster Richard was a Convict Off Stores, with Mr. Meehan, of Parramatta. (page 89, number 4001)

He received a Secondary Sentence of two years Transportation to Newcastle on September 18th 1816 and was dispatched north on the Lady Nelson the following day. (CSP reel 6005; 4/3495 page 134)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was still a Convict in Government Employment, working for J. Meehan, at Liverpool. (page 120, number A05187)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was still a convict and a Government Servant of John Pike, in Newcastle. (page135, number 17755)

In the 1828 New South Wales Census William was still working for John Pike at Pickering, Hunter River. (reference C3349)

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 28/314 on June 30th 1828 and a Conditional Pardon number 46/293, granted June 1st, 1846.


CURRAN, James (ABGR 23256) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Limerick, in August 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1911, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster James, under the name of Thomas Curran, was a Convict Off Stores working for Mr. Blackert. (page 120, number 5311)


DALY, Thos. (DAILEY, DALEY) (ABGR 23228) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Cork, in March, 1810.

In the 1814 Muster Thomas was a Convict Off Stores, working as a Bricklayer in Sydney. (page 127, number 5637)

Thomas Daly died from Dysentery in the General Hospital, Sydney, on October 30th, 1818, age 25. (Historical BDM's number V18184143 - 2B/1818)


DAVIS, Solomon (ABGR 23198) Born c1782 as he gave his age as 29 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Solomon was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in September, 1809.

In the 1814 Muster Solomon was a Convict Off Stores, with Mr. John Brennah, at Windsor. (page 25, number 1073)

Solomon married Elizabeth Robinson, per Friendship 1818, by Banns at St Phillips Church of England, Sydney, on January 1st 1821. Banns list December 4th, 1820. (Historical BDM's numbers V18212660-3B/1821)

On August 30th 1821 Solomon was transported to Newcastle on Elizabeth Henrietta for seven years after being found guilty of theft.

When the 1822 Muster took place he was still a Convict in Government Employment, at Newcastle. (page 127, number A05493)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place Solomon was still a convict and has a Colonial Sentence and was at Port Macquarie. His children, Henry, age 4, and Margaret, age 2, both born in the Colony, are living with him. (page 145, numbers 18336 -38) His wife, Elizabeth Robinson, was in Newcastle. (page 490, number 38358)

In the 1828 New South Wales Census he was Free by Servitude, aged 41 years, and was a Carrier at Phillip Street, Sydney. (reference D0424) Elizabeth was at Moreton Bay, when the 1828 Census was taken. (reference R1059)

Their son Henry was listed as being seven years old and living with William Small at Newcastle (reference D0442) while their daughter Margaret was with Thomas Boardman at Wallis Plains. (reference D0481)

Solomon received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1/1707, on August 26th, 1828.

Henry was born 1821 (Historical BDM's numbers V18215641-1B/1821) and died in the district of Young during 1864. (Historical BDM's numbers 3090/1864) Margaret was born during 1823. (Historical BDM's numbers V18236577 -1B/1823)

Solomon died in Sydney during 1861 age 80 years. (Historical BDM's numbers V1861215 - 136/1861 & 524/1861)


DELAMORE, Richard (DELLMORE, DELMORE) (ABGR 23214) Born c1766 as he gave his age as 45 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Richard was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County of Dublin, in July, 1810.

In the 1814 Muster Richard was a Convict Off Stores, working for Mr. Hassall, of Parramatta. (page 61, number 2655)

When the 1822 Muster took place he claimed he received a seven year sentence and was working on the Road Party No. 1 Gang at Sydney. (page 131, number A05664)

His Ticket of Leave, number 422, was granted on February 20th 1823.


DENNAHAY, Peter (DANAHY, DENAHY, DONAHAY, DONAHEY, DONOHOE, DONOHY) (ABGR 23235) Born c1764 as he gave his age as 47 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Peter was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August, 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1935, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster Peter was a Convict Off Stores, with Mr. Redfern, of Parramatta. (page 88, number 3900)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer at Liverpool. (page 136, number A05911) On the same page, number A05912, was a Henry Donahy per Hadlow 1820, who was a Government Servant to P Donahy, at Liverpool.

When the 1823-25 Muster took place Peter was Free by Servitude and a Landholder at Liverpool. Henry Donahey was again listed on the same page and was a Government Servant to James Donahey at Liverpool. (page 154, numbers 18869 -70)

In the 1828 New South Wales Census Peter, age 75 years, and under the name of Donohoe. He was living with Henry Donohoe, a 28 year old Labourer living at Kent Street, Sydney. Two month old Daniel Donohoe was also living there. (references D1227 - 29) Henry's wife, Mary McCarty, per Almorah 1824, was also at the residence. (reference M0228)

It appears as though Peter and Henry were father and son.


DONAGHOE, Joseph (DONOGHOE, DONOHUE)(ABGR 23232) Born 1779 as he gave his age as 32 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Joseph was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1932, the date unknown.

Joseph left the colony on board the Surry bound for England on the morning of Sunday July 25th 1819.


DONAHER, Danl. (DANAHA, DANAHER, DANAHOW, DANAHY, DONAHER, DONAHOE, DANEHOE, DONOHUE, DONOHOUGH) (ABGR 23263) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Daniel was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in City of Limerick, in March, 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 31/32 and a Conditional Pardon number 49/888, the dates unknown.

It is thought that Daniel could have been up at Newcastle when the 1814 Muster was taken as he absconded from the employ of William Neal in 1813. Presumably he was sent to Newcastle when he was apprehended.

When the 1822 Muster took place Daniel had a Ticket of Leave and was employed by W Broughton at Appin. (page 123, number A05315) He was listed twice. The second time Daniel still claims he has a Ticket of Leave and that his original sentence was for fourteen years, and was working for Mrs. Broughton at Liverpool. (page 136, number A05910)

When the 1823-25 Muster took place he was still a convict and in Government Employment at Liverpool. (page151, number 18695). Daniel was once again listed twice claims he has a Ticket of Leave and was employed by William Brown at Appin. (page 155, number 18921)

In the 1828 New South Wales Census he has a Ticket of Leave, was aged 45 years and was living with his wife, Bridget Duane, per Woodman 1822. (references D1130 - 31) Daniel was servant to Nicholas Divine at Petersham.

Daniel married Bridget Duane at St Marys Roman Catholic Church, Sydney. (Historical BDM's numbers V1825121-127-1825 & V1825114-128-1825)


DONNELLY, Michael, (DONALLEY) (ABGR 23188) Born c1774 as he gave his age as 37 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in August 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1912, the date unknown.

In the 1814 Muster Michael was a Convict Off Stores, employed by T Login at Parramatta. (page 91, number 4020)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, living at Liverpool. (page 137, number A05941) Recorded in the Land Return holding 30 acres, 12 of which are cleared, 5 acres planted in wheat, and he had 35 bushels of maize in store. (page 548, number B00567)

The 1823-25 Muster records that he was Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 156, number 18906)

In the 1828 New South Wales Census Michael, age 60 years, was a Farmer, Free by Servitude, living at Bees Nest, Botany. He had 30 acres of land, all of it cleared, with 18 acres in cultivation. (reference D1199)


DONOVAN, John (DONNOVAN) (ABGR 23239) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Cork, in August, 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1897, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, working in the Town Gang, at Windsor. (page 19, number 0769)

John left the colony on board the Mary, bound for Calcutta via Batavia, on Sunday August 17th 1817.


EARLY, James (ABGR 23182) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in June, 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1922, the date unknown. The Convict Indent records that his Certificate in this Office.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, a Mason Labourer. (page 126, number 5599)


EARLS, Joseph (EARL, EARLE, EYLES) ABGR 23200) Born c1774 as he gave his age as 37 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Joseph was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in June, 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1690, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Joseph was a Convict Off Stores, employed by J Trotter, at Parramatta. (page 89, number 3927)

1821 he was on a list of persons granted land. (Sydney Gazette, Saturday April 28th 1821)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 149, number A06482) Land records show he was leasing fifteen acres at Molles Main with one head of cattle and 12 hogs. (page 550, number B00650)

In the 1823-25 Muster Joseph was Free by Servitude living with his wife, Mrs. Earls, per Minstrel 1812 who was also Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Minto. (page 169, numbers 19695 - 96)


EGAN, Patrick, (EAGAN) (Alias Thomas EGAN) (ABGR 23251) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Kilkenny, in August, 1809.

In the 1828 Census a Patrick Egan was working as a Labourer at Brisbane Water, for Robert Henderson. He was 60 years old and Free by Servitude. (reference E0231)

A Patrick Egan died in the George River area on February 5th, 1814, age 38.

Obviously these entries cannot relate to the same person, but which one is correct?


EAGAR, Edward (EAGAR, EAGER) ABGR 23238) Born c1788 as he gave his age as 23 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Originally Edward was sentenced to Death for uttering a forged bill but this was later commuted to Transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Cork, in August, 1809.

On arrival at Port Jackson he was assigned as a teacher to Reverend Robert Cartwright at Windsor.

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 206, probably in 1813 and an Absolute Pardon, number 329, was issued on January 31st 1815.

When the 1822 Muster took place the Land Records show that Edward was the owner of three horses and 60 head of cattle. (page 550, number B00663)

Edward married Jemima McDuel in 1815. Their children as per the 1822 Muster are Richard, Jeffray, Francis & Edward. Jemima was also recorded. (page 149, numbers A06454 √ 58)

Their children as per the 1823-25 muster were, Francis, Richard, Jeffery (1818-1891), Frances and Edward. (page 168 numbers 19650 & 55)

Edward was one of Australia's first Lawyers and despite considerable opposition from the Establishment he participated fully in the commercial world of early Australia. He was one of the founders of the Bank of New South Wales and also helped establish the first Methodist church in Australia.

Edward left the Colony during 1821 leaving his family behind and never returned. He remarried in England and is reputed to have had another family of ten children.


FINNAMORE, Peter (FENNIMORE, FINAMORE, FINEMORE, FINNEMORE, FINNIMORE, PHINNAMORE, TINNAMORE) (ABGR 23191) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Peter was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in January 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1851, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Peter was a Convict Off Stores, employed by Chisholm, at Parramatta. (page 91, number 4017)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 164, number A07152 & page 571, number B01584) The Muster also records that Mary Anderson, per Archduke Charles, was his wife and lives in Liverpool. (page 10, number A00296)

In the 1823-25 Muster Peter was Free by Servitude, a Landowner at Campbelltown. He was living with his daughters, Margaret age 11, Mary age 9, Jane age 6, Eliza age 5, and Sara age 3. (page 187, numbers 20775 - 80) There was a record of another daughter, Catherine age 1. (page 185, number 20645) Peter's wife, Elizabeth Henley, per Archduke Charles 1812, was also recorded. (page 254, number 24650) Mary Anderson was also recorded, still living in Liverpool and the wife of P Finamore. (page 9, number 10435)

Peter married Elizabeth Hanley on November 4th 1826. Elizabeth claimed that she came per the Archduke Charles but no records relating to Hanley have been identified. Who is Mary Anderson, she didn't appear to have arrived on the Archduke Charles?

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Peter was Free by Servitude and now classified as a Settler living in Airds. Also recorded with him are his wife, Elizabeth, and children, Eliza, Sara, Catherine and Bridget. (reference F0464 - 69) The two eldest girls, Margaret and Mary, are both working as Servants. (references F1528 & P0789)

Jane Finnamore married James or Joseph Taylor in 1838. (Gillian Abbott, Jane Finnamore researcher)

Sarah Finnamore married Thomas Smith in Sydney on June 3rd 1841. They had nine children, John Edward 1842, Jeremiah 1842, Elizabeth 1846, Joseph 1848, Lucy Ann 1851, William Henry 1854, Thomas 1859, George 1862 & James H 18666. (Thomas Akers & the Monaro Pioneers Web site. www.monaropioneers.com/akers)


Peter Finnamore died at Sugarloaf, Campbelltown in 1858

FINNEGAN, Chr.r (Christopher, FINIGAN, FINNUCANE) (ABGR 23209) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Christopher was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in October 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 770, date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Christopher was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney. Dwyer was his Overseer. (page 127, number 5629)

There was a marriage between Christopher Finnucane and Mary Bowman in 1814, but I can't identify which ship she came on. (Historical BDM's numbers V18141645 3A/1814)

On January 1st 1816, he received a Conditional Pardon, number 661. He was described as 5 feet 10 inches tall with Fair ruddy complexion, sandy hair, hazel eyes and stout made. He was a Labourer, from Dublin County

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Conditional Pardon and was a Landowner at Windsor. (page 165, number A07167)

In the 1823-25 Muster Christopher has a Conditional Pardon and was employed by Mr. Palmer at Argyle. (page 188, number 20799)

In the Census for New South Wales of 1828 Christopher, age 53 years, claimed that he Came Free, and was an Overseer on George Thomas Savage's farm at Bringelly. Savage was a Merchant at Pitt Street, Sydney. The farm was some 2680 acres in size of which 550 had been cleared, 30 was under cultivation and the farm had 24 horses, 220 head of cattle along with 2174 sheep. Finnegan was permitted to run 9 horses, 8 head of cattle, plus 9 sheep. He lived with his wife, Mary, age 60, who claimed she Came Free on the Pitt in 1791.


FINNEGAN, Mathew (FINEGAN, FINIGAN, FINNAGAN, FINNIGAN, FINNIGHAN) (ABGR 23194) Born c1774 as he gave his age as 37 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Mathew, a married man with six children, was sentenced to seven years transportation for Carrying Arms in the City of Dublin on July 8th 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1695, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Mathew was a Convict Off Stores to the Magistrates clerk at Parramatta. (page 57, number 2498)

Married Catherine Glanfield or Granville per Northampton 1815, on March 25th 1816. (Historical BDM's numbers V18161903-3A/1816)

Sydney Gazette has a report in Saturdays June 19th 1819 edition that states in full; Friday- Matthew Finnighan was indicted for the willful murder of William Pantony, at Richmond, on the 7th ult. and being found guilty of manslaughter was sentenced to two years imprisonment.

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and at the Toll Gate, Parramatta. (page 165, number A07171)

In the 1823-25 Muster Mathew was Free by Servitude. (page 188, number 20804) He died in Sydney. (Death Index page 661)


FITZPATRICK, Bernard (ABGR 23192) Born c1788 as he gave his age as 23 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Bernard was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 862, the date unknown.

Bernard's wife was Catherine Milling, who Came Free on the Providence, along with two of her sons, John born c1808, and Columbus born c1810. Other children born in Australia were Ambrose, and Michael.

When the 1814 Muster took place Bernard was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, who had been promised a Ticket of Leave. (page 20, number 0828)

In the Muster of 1822 he was an ordinary Constable at Sydney and has a Conditional Pardon. His family was with him. (page 167, number A07254 - 58 & A07268)

In the 1823-25 Muster Bernard was still a Constable at Sydney with his family. (page 190, number 20912 - 20916 & possibly 20926)

In the Census for New South Wales of 1828 Bernard was a Constable at Castlereagh Street, Sydney. (reference F0667) His wife Catherine and her children are at their residence in Sussex Street, Sydney.(references F0643 - 47)

When he was granted his Conditional Pardon, number 1025, on 31st January 1818, Bernard Fitzpatrick was described as 5 feet 1 1/4 inches tall with Fair ruddy complexion, sandy hair and grey eyes. He was originally a Shoemaker from Dublin.

Bernard became the chief Bailiff of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Catherine was reputed to be a School Mistress and she ensured her family attained a high level of education.

Columbus Fitzpatrick married Margaret Gilligan in 1845 and had seven children, Catherine 1846, Walter 1849, Mary 1851, Michael 1852, Susan 1854, Elizabeth 1856 & Columbus 1858.

Ambrose Fitzpatrick married Julia Maher in 1851 and had seven children, Ambrose 1852, Catherine 1854, John 1856, Julia 1859, Bernard 1861, Mary 1863 & Emily 1866.

Michael Fitzpatrick married Theresa Anastasia Small in 1846 and had six children, Francis 1847, Alicia 1849, Henry 1851, Frederick 1853, Agnes 1857 & Edward 1860.

The children's details were extracted from the Historical BDM's.


FITZSIMONS, Patk. (Also Patrick) (ABGR 23206) Born c1775 as he gave his age as 36 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in May 1809.


FOGARTY, Owen (ABGR 23225) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Owen was sentenced to fourteen years transportation when he was tried at County Carlow, in August 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 2280, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Owen was a Convict Off Stores, to Mr. Riley, at Sydney. (page 121, number 5394)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and a Tailor in Sydney (page 170, number A07405)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Owen was Free by Servitude, and a Tailor in Sydney. (page 195, number 21205)

Owen received a Conditional Pardon, number 018/2447, on August 2nd 1824.


FOWLER, John (FOLEY) (Alias CARROLL) (ABGR 23262) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried at County Limerick, in March 1810.

In the Muster of 1822 he was a Convict, working as a Government Servant to James Sergeant of Liverpool. (page 170, number A07412)

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 915, on October 17th 1823

In the Muster of 1823-25 John was a Labourer at Sydney with a Ticket of Leave. (page 198, number 21381)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was employed by Joseph Peters at Oaks Bush, Goullburn Plains (reference F0939)


GALLAGHER, Patrick (GALAGHER) (ABGR 23180) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Sligo in April 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place Patrick was a Convict Off Stores in Windsor, employed by G Palmer.

From the Sydney Gazette 29 June 1816 Last Thursday night the bodies of a man and a very fine youth, a native of the Colony, were found in the Corrajong Brush having been murdered by natives. A number of spears had entered the bodies of the unfortunate persons one of which had penetrated the heart of the younger; whose name were informed was Cooling; the other Gallagher.


GARVEY, Andrew (ABGR 23219) Born c1794 as he gave his age as 17 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Andrew was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried at County Antrim, in March 1808.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1063, the date unknown.

Granted a Conditional Pardon, number 1086, on March 18th, 1818.

He was sent to Van Diemans Land, date unknown. (Source Tasmanian Convicts CD)


GILLIGAN, John or Nicholas (GALAGHAN, GALLIGAN, GALLIGHAN ) (ABGR 23282) Born c1785, as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried at County Tipperary, in March 1809.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, employed by Mr. Mileham. (page 59, number 2600)

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Ticket of Leave and Lodged with E Williams at Sydney. (page 179, number A07822)

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1435, granted September 17, 1823, and a Conditional Pardon, number 43/30.

In the Muster of 1823-25 John had a Ticket of Leave and was a Labourer in Sydney. (page 212, number 22226)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was a Prisoner at Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney.

His wife was Elizabeth who came per William Pitt. Nothing else is known about her.


GLENNAN, Michael (GLENHOLM, GLINNAN) (ABGR 23344) Born C1786 as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, a Sawyer at Lane Cove, Sydney. (page 128, number 5708)

He was not recorded in the Convent Indents. The Ship's Log records that initially he couldn't remember when or where his Trial was held and made a preposterous claim that he hadn't received a transportation Sentence at all, but under questioning he eventually admitted that he had been sentenced in Dublin City to Life.

Michael died on November 18th 1815, at age 32. (CSP reel 6024, return ending December 31st 1815 & Historical BDM's numbers V18153478 - 2B/1815 & V1815421 - 7/1815)


GLYNN, Wm. (William) (ABGR 23205) Born C1761 as he gave his age as 50 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in May 1809.

When the 1814 Muster took place William was a Convict Off Stores, employed by W Cox at Windsor. (page 29, number 1230)

William Glynn died on May 11th, 1815, at age 55 years, at Sydney. (CSP reel 6024 Return of funerals quarter ending June 30th 1815 & Historical BDM's numbers V18153391 - 2B/1815 & V1815377 - 7/1815)


GRANT, John (ABGR 23287) Born C1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was tried in the County of Tipperary, in August 1810 charged with attempting to shoot his landlord's son. Found guilty he was sentenced to transportation for Life.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1847 date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, with Mr. Redfern, in Sydney. (page 135, number 6027)

John could have married Jane O'Brien per Archduke Charles 1813, during 1814.

Granted a Conditional Pardon, number 1311, dated January 31st 1820. John Grant was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a ruddy complexion, black hair and hazel eyes. He was a Labourer from County Tipperary.

In 1821 John was on a list of those persons receiving a land grant. (Sydney Gazette, Saturday May 5th, 1821)

In the Muster of 1822 he has a Conditional Pardon and was a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 195, number A08524) From the Land Records, he was living on 60 acres, which he had purchased, with one horse, nine head of cattle, 180 sheep and 34 hogs, along with crops. (page 554, number B00808) His wife Jane O'Brien was at Liverpool. (page 363, number A15976)

In the Muster of 1823-25 John still had a Conditional Pardon and was a Settler at Bathurst with his wife Jane, and three children, Jeremiah, 10, Mary, 7 and Ellen, 5. (page 223, numbers 22836 - 41) It appears as though Jane O'Brien died during 1826.

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was 38 years, and living at Bathurst, with his son, Jeremiah. He owned 10 horses, 370 head of cattle and 2440 sheep. (reference G1021) Daughter Ellen was with William Redfern at Airds (reference G1020) and Mary was with Thomas Wills. (G1019)

Daughter Ellen could have married William Paris during 1831.


GREANY, Thos (Thomas, GRADY, GREENEY) (ABGR 23293) Born C1790 as he gave his age as 21 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Waterford, in 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place Thomas was a Convict Off Stores, to Mr. Meehan. (page 89, number 3995)

Thomas was sent to Van Dieman's Land during April 1816 per the Kangaroo.


HANLEY, Willm. (William HANDLEY) (ABGR 23243) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried at County Galway, in March 1809.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1665, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place William was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney, to Arthur Martin, the Overseer to the Gaol Gang. (page 134, number 5946)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer, at Sydney. (page 209, number A09154)

In the Muster of 1823-25 William was Free by Servitude, and a Shoemaker in Sydney. (page 241, number 23911)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was a Shoemaker in Pitt Street, Sydney. (reference H0349)

He married Catherine Savage, per Forth 11 1830, at Sydney in 1832.


HARREVAN, Patrick (HANVIN, HARAVAN, HARRISON, HARRIVAN, HERRIMAN, HERRIVAN, HERRWAN) (ABGR 23172) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in January 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1839, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Patrick was a Convict Off Stores, a Mason Labourer, in Sydney. (page 126, number 5600)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and was employed at Sydney, by Mr. Dawson. (page 215, number A09410) Mary Dawson, per Aeolus 1809, was recorded as being the wife of P. Harrison. This should read Hanivan. (page 129, number A05561)

The Muster of 1823-25 records that Patrick was Free by Servitude a Labourer in Sydney. (page 247, number 24213) Mary Dawson was again recorded as being his wife. (page 147, number 18413).

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was a Labourer living with his wife, Mary Dawson, at Sussex Street, Sydney. (references H1554 & D0543)


HART, James (ABGR 23213) Born c1775, as he gave his age as 36 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in July, 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1957, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place James was a Convict Off Stores, in the Town Gang, Sydney. (page 131, number 5823)

In the Muster of 1822 James was recorded as Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Parramatta living with his wife Elizabeth Keating (alias Kane)who was also Free by Servitude. (pages 215 & 269, numbers A09414 &A11794) The Land Records has him residing on his leased land and he has a small quantity of maize and wheat, along with 12 hogs. (page 558, number B00982)Keating was convicted in Dublin City during 1812 and sentenced to 7 years arriving in Port Jackson on the Catherine in 1814.

In the Muster of 1823-25 James was again recoded as Free by Servitude, a Landholder, at Parramatta living with his wife Eliza Keating, also Free by Servitude. (pages 247 & 308, numbers 24219 & 27790)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was an Overseer for Francis Moran at Ravensfield, Wallis Plains with him was his wife Elizabeth Hart. Her Occupation was listed as Allwork. (references H0583 & H0582)


HAYES, Peter or Patrick (ABGR 23248) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Peter was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Kerry, in August 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 558, dated September 1st 1812.

When the 1814 Muster took place Peter was a Convict Off Stores, working as a Limner, in Sydney, and he has a Ticket of Leave. (page 118, number 5261)

Sent to Newcastle for two years in 1815 on the Lady Nelson. (CSP reel 6004, 4/3494 page 60)


HEALY, Patrick (ABGR 23283) Born C1771, as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Tipperary, in August 1807.


HENNESSEY, Michael (HENESEY, INNESSEY) (ABGR 23208) Born c1787, as he gave his age as 24 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in August, 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1794, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, working in the Town Gang, at Windsor. (page 19, number 0768)

He received a Colonial Sentence on September 14th 1815, and was sent to Newcastle per the Estramina for one year.


HIGGINS, Thos. (Thomas) (ABGR 23186) Born c1771, as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in July, 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1901, the date unknown.


HOGAN, John (ABGR 23290) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Waterford, in 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, in Windsor, a Servant to Mr. Howe. (page 18, number 0743)

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 1102, dated October 28th 1818.

In the Muster of 1822 he was the holder of a Conditional Pardon, a Landholder at Windsor. (page 233 number A10219) The Land Records has him residing on 45 acres, a mixture of Granted land and Leasehold land. He has a quantity of maize and wheat, plus 3 horses and 70 hogs. (page 556, number B00906)

In the Muster of 1823-25 John has a Conditional Pardon and was a Landholder at Wilberforce. (page 265, number 25286)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was living at Wilberforce, on 60 acres that has all been cultivated. He has 10 horses, three head of cattle, plus wheat and maize. (reference H2036)


HUSSEY, Peter (ABGR 23163) Born c1761, as he gave his age as 50 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Peter, who was married with seven children, was sentenced at Green Street, Dublin to seven years transportation for Possessing Forged Stamps on October 28th 1809.

Peter Hussey died October 2nd 1813, aged 47 years. (Historical BDM's numbers 185V18133097 2A 1813 & V1813169-7/1813)


JOYCE, Michael (ABGR 23254) Born c1777, as he gave his age as 34 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in Kings County, in March 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 872, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney, employed by E Redman. (page 123, number 5481)

Granted a Conditional Pardon, number 1028, on January 31st 1818. Michael Joyce was described as 5 feet 11 inches tall with Fair complexion, pale flaxen hair and hazel eyes and that his occupation was a Chandler from County Westmeath.

In the Muster of 1822 he was the holder of a Conditional Pardon, and was a Baker in Sydney. (page 267 number A11708)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Michael was the holder of a Conditional Pardon and was a Baker in Sydney. (page 303, number 27509)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was a Baker living at Castlereagh Street, Sydney. He claimed he had an Absolute Pardon. (reference J0970)


KANE, John (CAIN, CAINE, CANE, KAIN)(ABGR 23269) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in Londonderry, in August, 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1699, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, in Parramatta, to Mrs. King. (page 65, number 2868)

John sailed, along with another Providence convict, Peter Finnamore, on the Elizabeth and Mary which departed Sydney on a speculative excursion to the northwards of the coast on Thursday September 25th 1817 , returning six days later. Within days of his return, John was again advertising that he was shortly to depart the colony on the Canada which was bound for Batavia.


KELLY, Daniel (ABGR 23216) Born c1788, gave his age as 23 years.

Daniel was sentenced to seven years transportation for Stealing a Pocket Book, when he was tried in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, in March 1807. He was incarcerated Clomel Gaol but escaped and was at large for a year before being apprehended at Drogheda, County Louth.

Daniel died at sea on March 16th, 1811. (Ship's Log, CSP reel 6038; SZ758 page 224 & SG)


KELLY, Edward (ABGR 23245) Born c1779, as he gave his age as 32 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Edward sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Galway, in 1810.

Edward Kelly, aged 50 years of Galway, Ireland, a prisoner with a Life sentence, died in the General Hospital on July 11th 1811. (CSP reel 6024, Return of Funerals Sydney, quarter ending September 30th 1811)


KELLY, John (ABGR 23204) Born c1787, as he gave his age as 24 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, at Parramatta, employed by Mr. G Blaxland (page 60, number 2627)

In the Muster of 1822 he was still a Convict, although he claims a seven year sentence. He was a Government Servant to J Jenkins of Sydney. (page 271, number A11917). John was also listed as having a Life sentence, a Government Servant to Mrs. Jenkins at Liverpool. (page 275 number A12061)

In the Muster of 1823-25 John was still a Convict, a Government Servant to E Hunt of George Street, Sydney. (page 311, number 27952)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was still a Convict working on Road Gang - 29. (reference K0353)

He was transferred to Port Macquarie from the Hulk at Sydney during 1833. John died in Port Macquarie during 1834.


KELLY, Mark or Murch (ABGR 23279) Born c1761, as he gave his age as 50 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Murch sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Roscommon, in 1810.

Murch Kelly, aged 60 years of Roscommon, Ireland, a prisoner with a seven year sentence, died in the General Hospital on August 1st 1811. (CSP reel 6024, Return of Funerals Sydney, Quarter ending September 30th 1811)


KELLY, Michael (ABGR 23253) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in Kings County, in March, 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1675, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, in Windsor, to J Graham. (page 20, number 0815)


KEOGHY, Michael (KEOGHAN) (ABGR 23278) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Roscommon, in March, 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1673, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, to Sir J Jamison. (page 118, number 5256)


KINSHELA, Michael (KINCHELA, KINCHELLA, KINSELA, KINSELLA) (ABGR 23300) Born c1779, as he gave his age as 32 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County of Wicklow, in 1810.

He received a Conditional Pardon, the date unknown.

In the Muster of 1822 he was serving Life, a Government Servant, working for E Tully in Sydney. (page 277 number A12178)

A Ticket of Leave, number 606, was granted on July 2nd 1823.

In the Muster of 1823-25 Michael has a Ticket of Leave and a Conditional Pardon and was a Housekeeper at Sydney. (page 320, number 28481)

In the 1828 Census for New South Wales he was 50 years of age and a Cowkeeper with twenty cattle, living at Clarence Street, Sydney. (reference K0891)

Michael Kinshella, aged 42, married 28 year old Bridget Fitzpatrick, per Brothers 11 1827, on March 23rd 1829 by Rev JD Lane, at Scots Church, Sydney. W Atkinson and Ann Galt were witnesses. Bridget was a Cook for H.C. Antill at Camden when the 1828 Census was taken.(reference F0648)


LEAVEY, Hugh (LEVY)) (ABGR 23193) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Hugh was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in April 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1676, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Hugh was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, a Brick-maker (page 128, number 5682)


LEESON, James (ABGR 23299) Born c1790, as he gave his age as 21 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Wicklow, in March 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 847, which was cancelled on March 26th, 1832 but was restored the following month.

When the 1814 Muster took place James was a Convict Off Stores, with a Ticket of Leave, his occupation was a Labourer at Sydney. (page 119, number 5279)

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Ticket of Leave and was a Landholder of Windsor. (page 290, number A12740). In the Land Records James was also listed at Windsor with a very small holding of 2 acres and running 2 head of cattle. (page 562 number B01180)

In the Muster of 1823-25 James had a Ticket of Leave, but was now a Labourer at Castlereagh and Evan. (page 336, number 29402)


LENNAHAN, Joseph (LENAGHAN, LENAHAN, LENEHAN)(ABGR 23298) Born c1784, as he gave his age as 27 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Joseph, a married man with one child, was sentenced to seven years transportation in Mullingar, County Westmeath on July 27th 1809, when he was tried and found guilty of Tendering a Counterfeit Deed. He claimed he was an Attorney by Profession.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 490, on September 1st 1811.

Joseph was sent to Van Dieman's Land, in 1812, per Lady Nelson. Remarks - Good. (Archives Office of Tasmania, CON 13/1 page 29)


LINNARD, Jerh. Or Jeremiah (LENNARD, LENNOX, LEONARD,) (ABGR 23236) Born c1769, as he gave his age as 42 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Jeremiah was sentenced to fourteen years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August, 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 845, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Jeremiah was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney with Mr. Lord. (page 116, number 5155)

In the Muster of 1822 there are two entries. The first has him Free by Servitude, and a Bailiff, employed by the Provost Marshal. The second has him still classified as a Convict in Sydney, a Government Servant to Simeon Lord. (page 291, numbers A12778 and A12779) Also recorded, as his wife, was Catherine Hinchey, Free by Servitude, per the Tellicherry 1806, (page 230, number A10091)

A Conditional Pardon was granted to Jeremiah at Parramatta on October 28th 1823.

In the Muster of 1823-25 Jeremiah was Free by Servitude and was a Wire Drawer in Sydney. (page 337, number 29485) Also recorded was Charlotte Hinchey, Free by Servitude, the wife of Jeremiah Lennox, of Sydney. (page 263, number 25163)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Jeremiah was a Labourer, living in Cumberland Street, Sydney. (reference L0647) In the same house with him was Catherine Inch, a Laundress. (reference J0980)


LITTLE, Arthur or Archibald (LIDDEL) (ABGR 23221) Born c1788, as he gave his age as 23 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Arthur was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Armagh, in March 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 1583, the date unknown.

Convicted of stealing eight pair of window sashes on Saturday September 4th 1813 his sentence was; to be kept to hard labour in the gaol gang for three calendar months. (SG September 4th 1813)

When the 1814 Muster took place Arthur was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, with Mr. Aherne. (page 127, number 5627) Also recorded as living with Arthur was Mary Norman, per Friends 1811, a Convict Off Stores with one child, Elizabeth. (page 159, number 7068)

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Ticket of Leave and was a Cowkeeper in Sydney, living with his wife, Mary Norman and four children, Elizabeth, age 9, John, age 7, Ellen, age 4, and Sarah, age 2. (page 295, number A12971- 72 & A12975- 77 plus page 358, number A15785)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Arthur was a Landholder at Sydney , with a Ticket of Leave, living with his wife, Mary Norman and their five children - Elizabeth, age 12, John, age 10, Ellen, age 8, Sarah, age 6 and Archibald, age 2 and a half. (page 343, number 29801-02 & 29806 -09 plus page 428, number 34762)

Archibald Little, 40, a Dealer, married Mary Norman, 35, Free, on 29 August, 1825, at St Phillips Church of England, Sydney. (Historical BDM's numbers V18253626-3B/1825 & V1825414-8125)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place he was listed as a Dealer living in King Street, Sydney ,with his wife, Mary, and their five children. (reference L0930 - 36)


MADDEN, Thos. Or Thomas (Madan) (ABGR 23260) Born c1791, as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Limerick, in August 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 40/2423, the date unknown and a Conditional Pardon, number 48/1062, the date unknown.

Sydney Gazette of Saturday January 29th 1814 reports he was in custody after escaping from Newcastle.

In the Muster of 1822 Thomas was a Convict in the Gaol Gang at Sydney. (page 319, number A14041)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was a Convict and a Government Servant for Ann Terry, at Campbelltown. (page 376, number 31718)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Thomas was on the Hulk Phoenix in Sydney. (reference M1350)

He was transported from Moreton Bay to the Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney on October 15th 1831.


MANGAN, John (MANGIN) (ABGR 23178) Born c1771, as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in March 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 501, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, to have a Ticket of Leave, at Windsor. (page 21, number 0873)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and employed by Mr. Brennan at Appin. (page 322, number A14183)

In the Muster of 1823-25 John was Free by Servitude and employed by John Bent at Campbelltown. (page 380, number 31933)

Died in Richmond during 1835.


MASSEY, John or Joseph (MASSAY) (ABGR 23286) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Tipperary, in 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1896, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, at the Lumberyard, at Parramatta. (page 62 number 2715)

Received Certificate of Freedom number 27/2172 on April 5th 1819.

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude, a Constable in Sydney. (page 329, number A14480).

In the Muster of 1823-25 John was Free by Servitude, a Constable, in Sydney. (page 386, number 32315)

On Wednesday April 18th 1827 the Sydney Gazette reported he was appointed an Honorary Constable in Port Stephens .

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was a 50 year old Gaoler in Port Stevens. (reference M2010)


McALISTER, Patrick (McALINTON, McALISTER) (ABGR 23268) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Limerick, in August 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 2065, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Patrick was a Convict Off Stores, in Windsor, to Jonathan Griffiths. (page 30 number 1291)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude, a Stockman at Parramatta. (page 302, number A12291).

In the Muster of 1823-25 Patrick was Free by Servitude, employed by Mr. Martin at Argyle. (page 353, number 30363)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Patrick was a 45 year old Labourer, at Bathurst, employed by J.S. Harrison. (reference M0012)


McCANN, Thos. Or Thomas (ABGR 23275) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years.

Thomas was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Meath, in March 1809.

Thomas McCann died at sea on June 24th 1811, (Ship's Log, CSP reel 6038; SZ758, page 224 & SG)


McCARTHY, James (ABGR 23227) Born c1783, as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Clare, in March 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place James was at the Mountains working for William Cox, constructing the road through the Blue Mountains. (page 28 number 1175)

When he was granted his Conditional Pardon, number 621, on 5th June 1815, James McCarthy was described as 5 feet 5 inches tall with Fair complexion, pale flaxen hair and blue eyes. He was a Labourer from County Clare.

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Conditional Pardon, and was a Landholder, at Windsor. (page 305, number A13406 & page 565, number B01305)

In the Muster of 1823-25 James had a Conditional Pardon and was a Labourer, in Sydney. (page 355, number 30518)

James applied to have his wife, Margaret Condon and their two children, Patrick age 18 and Michael age 16, who live in County Clare, Ireland, brought out to Sydney at the Government's expense. It is not known if his application was successful.


McCARTHY, John (ABGR 23233) Born c1789, as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, at Liverpool, with Henry McCuddon. (page 88 number 3887)

John McCarthy, 28, Free by Servitude, married 25 year old Ann Kennedy, per Alexandra 1816, at the Factory, by Rev. John Youl, at Liverpool, on Banns List August 8th 1817. (CSP reel 6005; 4/3496 page 278)


McCOLGIN, Thos. Or Thomas (COLGIN, COLLAGAHN, COLLIGAN, COLLIGHAN, HOLLIGAN, McCOLGAN) (ABGR 23288) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to Death when he was tried in County Tyrone, in March 1810, for Passing and Putting off Forged Guinea Notes but his sentence was respited to Transportation for Life.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 2281, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Thomas was a Convict Off Stores, at Liverpool, to Mr. Riley. (page 92 number 4065)

In the 1823-25 Muster Thomas has a Ticket of Leave and was a Landholder at Liverpool. (page 356, number 30552)

Thomas was granted a Conditional Pardon, number 96, on August 17th, 1825.

Thomas had a family but nothing is known about them.


McCUE, John (MCHOY, MCHUGH) (ABGR 23196) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

On September 19th 1809 John was tried in the City of Dublin and sentenced to seven years transportation.

John was sent to Van Dieman's Land, June 1812, per the Lady Nelson. (Tasmanian Convicts CD)


McCULLEN, John (McCALLUM, McCULLAM, McCullem, McCULLIN, McCullom) (ABGR 23233) Born c1775, as he gave his age as 36 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Carlow, in 1808.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney, for Mr. Redman. (page 134, number 5941)

Certificate of Freedom, number 4/1516 was issued on June 6th 1815. (CSP reel 6006, 4/3498 page 173)

Arrived in Van Dieman's Land, per the Henrietta Packet, during September 1817 returning to Port Jacmson in August 1819. Departed the colony for Calcutta on April 15th 1820 per John Shore.


McDANIEL, John (MacDONNELL, MacDONNELLE) (ABGR 23237) Born c1785, as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Cork, in March 1809.

John McDaniel died, aged 26 years, in Windsor on November 9th, 1811.


McDERMOTT, Denis or Danl. (MCDERMOT) (ABGR 23273) Born c1763, as he gave his age as 48 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Denis was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Mayo, in August 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1895, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Denis was a Convict Off Stores, at the Lumber Yard, at Parramatta. (page 62 number 2713)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Denis was Free by Servitude, employed by Stubbs at Wilberforce. (page 359, number 30721)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Denis was a 67 year old Labourer, at Clarence Street, Sydney, employed by Patrick Conlon. (reference M0387)


McDONALD Wm. Or William (ABGR 23189) Born c1777, as he gave his age as 34 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in August 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 39/1033, the date unknown, and a Certificate of Freedom, number 1976, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place William was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, a Painter by occupation. (page 131 number 5818)

Sent to Newcastle on Brig Lady Nelson on June 8th 1819 after being convicted of Stealing Government Paint.

In the Muster of 1823-25 William was a Convict in Government Employment at Newcastle. (page 361, number 30828)

William received a Free Pardon on February 17th, 1847


McDONNELL, James (MCDONALD) (ABGR 23220) Born c1789, as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Armagh, in March 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1063, the date unknown, and a Conditional Pardon, number 1063, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place James was a Convict Off Stores, on the Government Domain. (page 130 number 5762)

He was granted a Conditional Pardon on July 16th 1818. (NSWSR Conditional Pardons Item 4/4430, reel 774, page 124)

In the Muster of 1822 he has a Conditional Pardon and was a Grass-cutter at Sydney. (page 308, number A13530).

In the Muster of 1823-25 James was a Grass-cutter at O'Connell Street, Sydney. (page 360, number 30786)


McEVER, Hugh (McIVOR) (ABGR 23341) Born c 1777 as he gave his age as 34 years.

Hugh was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried at Drogheda, in March 1810.

Hugh did not come to Port Jackson.


McGAVEREN, Fras., Francis or Frank. (Also spelt McGANRAN, McGAURAN, MCGOVERIN, McGOWAN, McGOWRAN) (ABGR 23226) Born c1781, as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Francis was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Cavan, in March 1809.

He was sent to Van Diemen's Land per the Unity in July 1812.

When the 1814 Muster took place Francis was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, employed by Admiral Bligh. (page 30 number 1261)

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 1027, on 31st January 1818. McGaveren was described as 5 feet 6 inches tall with a florid complexion, flaxen hair and grey eyes and that he was a Labourer from County Cavan.

He married Sarah Whaley aka Sandell (per Speedy 1800) at South Creek, Windsor on September 13th 1819. (St Matthews Church of England Parish Registers 1810 to 1856 & Historical BDM's # V18192418-3A/1819.) Whaley was sentenced in England to Transportation for Life. She received a Ticket of Leave, number 11/232 in 1811. Whaley had previously been married to Thomas Dodman. (per Indefatigable 11, 1815) (Historical BDM's # V1818819 ˙ã 147B/1818 & V18182133 ˙ã 3A/1818 & CSP's Reel 6005; 4/3497 page 180) McGaveren and Whaley had one child, Sarah, who died on December 15th 1820 when she was only seven days old. (St Matthews, Church of England, Windsor, Parish Registers 1810 -1856, page 201, entry 400, index # 3508)

McGaveren was hanged on August 18th 1820 for Horse and Cattle Stealing.


McHUE, Dennis (Also spelt McHOY, McHUGH, McKEIO, McKEW) (ABGR 23274) Born c1769, as he gave his age as 42 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Dennis was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Meath, in March 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1433-26/151? The date is unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place Dennis was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, a Brick-maker by occupation. (page 130 number 5681)

Dennis McHue married Ann McNamara, per Wanstead 1814. The marriage took place at St John's Church of England, Parramatta by Banns. (Historical BDM's numbers V1818128-3A/1818)

In the 1822 Muster he was a Convict in Government Employment at Newcastle. (page 315, number A13836)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Dennis was on the Phoenix Hulk, in Sydney. (reference M0816) His wife, Ann McCue, was recorded as 40 years old, Free by Servitude, and was at the Factory at Parramatta. (reference M0336)


McLOUGHLIN, John (McLOGLIN) (ABGR 23167) Born c1789, as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 1357, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, employed by O McNannemy. (page 115 number 5102)

In the Muster of 1822 he has a Conditional Pardon and was employed by the Government, at Liverpool. (page 316, number A13910).

In the Muster of 1823-25 John has a Conditional Pardon and was employed by J.J. Moore at Argyle. (page 371, number 31440)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was 41 years and he was Superintendant on William Broughton's farm of 2,000 acres at Goulburn Plains. (reference M1096)


McMULVAGH, Wm., William or Edward (MALVA, McMULGRAVE, MULVAGH, MULVEY) (Alias JONES) (ABGR 23289) Born c1783, as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Waterford, in March 1809.

He received a Ticket of Leave, during 1813, a Conditional Pardon, granted September 24th, 1823, and a Certificate of Freedom, number 1424, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place William was a Convict Off Stores, with a Ticket of Leave. He was a Schoolmaster at Windsor. (page 21 number 0867)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude and a Schoolmaster at Windsor. (page 349, number A15353).

In the Muster of 1823-25 William was Free by Servitude and a Schoolmaster at Castlereagh and Evan. (page 414, number 33925)


MOLONY, Michael, Edward or William (MAHONEY, MAHONY, MALONEY, MOLONY) (ABGR 23266) Born c1776, as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Limerick, in March 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, at the Lumber Yard in Sydney. (page 124 number 5529)

Convicted on March 1st 1822 of stealing two Saws the property of the Government. Sentenced to 12 months Transportation.

Not sure this is Providence man? (SG Friday March 1st 1822)

In the Muster of 1822 he was a Convict, a Government Servant to R Styles at Argyle. (page 321, number A14113).

In the Muster of 1823-25 Michael was a Convict, a Government Servant to Patrick Mahony at Windsor. (page 379, number 31914)


MORAN, Bernard (ABGR 23162) Born c1767, as he gave his age as 44 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Bernard was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

When the 1814 Muster took place Bernard was a Convict Off Stores, a Constable, at Parramatta. (page 88, number 3891)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude, and a Landholder, at Liverpool. (page 342, number A15056). In the Land Records he was living on 50 acres granted to him, where he ran 25 hogs and had a small quantity of barley, wheat and maize. (page 565, number B01335).

In the Muster of 1823-25 Bernard was Free by Servitude, employed by Andrew Nash, at Parramatta. (page 404, number 33356)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place he was 58 years old and was a clerk at Parramatta. (reference M3015)

Living with him was John Sennett (S0413) (ABGR 23210) who came per the Providence, a Labourer with a Conditional Pardon, who had received a Life sentence.


MOYLAN, Mich. Or Michael (MILCHAM, MYLAIN) (ABGR 23220) Born c1783, as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Limerick, in August 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place Michael was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, his occupation was a Mason. (page 126 number 5586)

Michael Milcham, 26 years, Convict, per Providence, died January 22nd 1815. (CSP reel 6024, Return of Funerals Sydney, Quarter ending March 31st 1815)


MULLOWNEY, Thos or Thomas (Also spelt MAHONEY, MALONEY, MALONY MALOWNEY, MULLONEY, MULLOWNEY) (ABGR 23291) Born c1786, as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Waterford, in March 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place Thomas was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, with T Leeson. (page 25 number 1060)

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 614, on 5th June 1815. He was described as 5 feet 7 inches tall with dark ruddy complexion, black hair, hazel eyes and he was stout made. He was a Labourer from County Waterford.

Thomas married Mary Graham, who was born in the colony, on 25 January 1818 at St Matthew's Church of England, Windsor. (Historical BDM's numbers V18182127-3A/1818)

In the Muster of 1822 he had a Conditional Pardon, a Landholder at Windsor living with his wife Mary and three unnamed children. (page 322, numbers A14166 & A14172 - 75). In the Land Return Thomas had 90 acres, 2 horses, 16 head of cattle, 30 hogs, 20 bushels of wheat and 200 bushels of maize. (page 565, number B01297)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Thomas had a Conditional Pardon and was a Landholder at Wilberforce. His wife, Mary was born in the Colony and she was 26 years. There were three children recorded, William age 7, William (probably Matthias) age 5, Elizabeth age 3. (page 412, numbers 33822 - 26)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place he was 41 years old and was a Farmer at Wilberforce. He had 145 acres, 70 have been cleared, and 40 acres cultivated, plus a few horses, cattle and sheep. His wife, Mary, was listed as being 33 years of age. Children recorded are, William age 10, Matthias age 8, Elizabeth age 6, Daniel age 4, Eleanor age 2 and Thomas age 3 months. (reference M1602 - 09)

Thomas died at Wilberforce in 1873. Mary Graham died in 1835.


MURPHY, John (ABGR 23240) Born c1771, as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Cork, in August 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place John was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, employed by Donald Kennedy. (Page 24, number 1034)

In the Muster of 1822 he was Free by Servitude, and a Landholder, at Windsor. (page 350, number A15421). In the Land Records John was leasing 15 acres, running 50 hogs and had several bushels of various crops. (page 565, number B01309).

There is no record pertaing to John Murphy in the Muste of 1823-25.

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales was taken John was recorded as a Farmer, age 50, at Regent Ville, Evan. He has 20 cleared acres running 3 sheep. (M3580)


NAGHTON, Patrick (NAUGHTON, NORTHON, NORTON, NOWLAN) (ABGR 23246) Born c1791 as he gave his age as 20 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Galway, in 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 792, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, Patrick was prisoner in Newcastle.

In the 1823-25 Muster he was working for William Underwood at Sydney. (page 429, number 34808)

When the 1828 Census for New South took place Patrick was a 46 year old Quarryman, Free by Servitude (reference N0506) and with Mary Gilmore (reference G0464) and her son, Mark, (reference G0465) at Cambridge Street, Sydney.


NEWMAN, Thomas (ABGR 23173) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in January 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1838, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, with Rev. Samuel Marsden at Parramatta. His wife, Mary Beck, per Wanstead 1814, was also a Convict Off Stores, a Servant to Mr. Marsden. (page 58, number 2524 & page 73, number 3220)

Thomas Newman was married by Banns at St Johns Church of England, Parramatta, to Mary Beck. (Historical BDM's numbers V18151738-38/1815 & V1815690-147/1815)

When the 1822 Muster took place Thomas was listed as Free by Servitude, a Labourer, with his wife at Parramatta. (page 357, number A15720 & page 29, number A01137)

In the 1823-25 Muster he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer, at Parramatta. There were four children listed, John age 11, James age 9, Elizabeth age 6 and Thomas age 4. (page 425, numbers 34562 - 66)

In 1825 Mary Beck applies for an allotment of ground to build on. Has five children by this time John, James, Thomas, Samuel and Elizabeth.

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Thomas was a Servant to Daniel Thurston, at Richmond. (reference N0222) Mary Beck, (reference N0246) was at Parramatta, a Washerwoman. Has three children with her, James age 12, Elizabeth age 10 and Thomas age 7. John was listed as a 14year old apprentice at Parramatta. (reference N0236)


NIXON, Thomas (NISCELAN) (ABGR 23183) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in June 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 3/1876 on June 2nd 1817.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores at Airds. Some doubt this is correct. (page 89, number 3922)


NOWLAN, James (ABGR 23184) (NOLAN, NOWLAND) Born c1785 as he gave his age as 26 years.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in July 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 670, the date unknown.

James Nowlan did not arrive in Australia he was given the choice of joining the Army or transportation to Australia. He chose the Army.


NOWLAN, James or John (ABGR 23343)James was sentenced to???? years Transportation when he was tried in County Kildare, on 14th July 1809.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, a Shoemaker, in Sydney, with a Ticket of Leave. (page 118, number 5248)

Sent to Newcastle for two years in September 1815 on the Lady Nelson. (SCP reel 6004; 4/3494, page 213)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, a Lodger with P. Evans at Sydney. (page 360, number A15849)

James Nowlan married Eleanor McCarthy at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Sydney, during 1822.

In the 1823-25 Muster James had a Ticket of Leave He was admitted to Sydney Hospital on June 24th, 1825, where he died. (page 430, number 34841 plus Death Index page 664, number 34841)


O'BRIEN, Patrick (BRYAN) (ABGR 23257) Born c1792 as he gave his age as 19 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Limerick, in March 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 1792, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney, a Boatman. (page 130, number 5786)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was in the Grass-cutter Gang, in Sydney. (page 363, number A16001)

Sent to Port Macquarie on the Lady Nelson in early 1823.

In the 1823-25 Muster Patrick was a Convict at Port Macquarie. (page 433, number 35013)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place he was 34 years, and a Government Servant working as a Labourer for the A.A. Company at Port Stephens.

Patrick died at Port Stephens on June 3rd, 1831.


PETERS, John Ryan (PARKES or RYAN) (ABGR 23281) Born c1777 as he gave his age as 34 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Tipperary, in March 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 1434, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores in Lane Cove, Sydney, under the name of Parkes. Some doubt this is correct. (page 129, number 5742)

In the 1823-25 Muster John was a Sawyer in Sydney with a Ticket of Leave. (page 453, number 36211)

Granted a Conditional Pardon in December 1836. (NSWSR Conditional Pardons Item 4/4430, reel 774 page 124)


PLUNKETT, Christr. Or Christopher (PLUNKER)(ABGR 23181) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Christopher was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in May 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1869, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores in Sydney, his occupation was a Mason Labourer. (page 126, number 5602)

Christopher left the colony on the brig Campbell Macquarie in late 1817 supposedly bound for Batavia to collect a cargo of tea, sugar and arrack. But the Sydney Gazette reported that on February 9th, 1818 the Campbell Macquarie arrived back in Port Jackson from Macquarrie Island with a cargo of elephant oil . It appears that the Campbell Macquarie's owners changed the direction and sent the brig south instead of north.

Christopher departed the colony again on Sunday March 15th, 1818, this time on the Friendship bound for Bengal.


PLUNKETT, James (ABGR 23174) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1810.

He never went to Australia. The Providence's Captain had to vouch that the paper records relating to the prisoner were incorrect and that he was never placed on Board. (Ship's Log)


POWER, Michl. Or Michael (POOR) (ABGR 23294) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Waterford, in 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1899, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, working for James Mileham, at Parramatta. (page 61, number 2689)

In 1821 he was on a list of those receiving a land grant. (Sydney Gazette, Saturday May 12th, 1821)

When the 1822 Muster took place Michael was Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Windsor. (page 387, number A17067) In the Land Return he had 21 acres cleared out of a total acreage of 21, one horse, 9 head of cattle, 65 hogs and 150 bushels of maize. (page 571, number B01566)

In the 1823-25 Muster Michael was Free by Servitude, a Landholder, at Wilberforce living with Elizabeth STAFFORD, born in the colony. (pages 464 & 545, numbers 36799 & 41506)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place there was a Michael Poor, with his wife, Elizabeth, born in the colony, and thirteen year old daughter, Elizabeth, residing at Wilberforce. He had 58 cleared and cultivated acres along with 6 horses and 99 sheep.


RAMSAY, William (ABGR 23169) Born c1793 as he gave his age as 18 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in December 1809.


REILLY, Owen (REILLEY, RIELLY, RIELY, RILEY) (ABGR 23164) Born c1769 as he gave his age as 42 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Owen was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1811, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, Owen was in Windsor with Daniel Smallwood. (page 24, number 1033)

In the 1823-25 Muster he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer at Bathurst. (page 480, number 37771)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Owen was 58 years old, a Shepherd working for Archibald Bell in Windsor. (reference O0404 and R0751)


REVEL, Michl. Or Michael (REVELL, Alias BOVELL) (ABGR 23180) Born c1773 as he gave his age as 38 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in May 1810.


ROGERS, Patrick (ABGR 23171) (RODGERS) Born c1766 as he gave his age as 45 years.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in January 1810.

Patrick died at sea on May 9th, 1811. (Ship's Log, CSP reel 6038; SZ758, pages 223-4)


RUSSELL, Patrick (ABGR 23177) Born c1769 as he gave his age as 42 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1810.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 1077, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, a Servant to Ivory, at Windsor. (page 18, number 0753)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was a Convict and a Government Servant to R Woodbury, at Windsor. (page 418, number A18448)

In the 1823-25 Muster Patrick claimed he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer, at Wilberforce. (page 501, number 38988)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place he claimed he had a Ticket of Leave and was aged 59 years, a Labourer at Lower Portland Head.


RYAN, Michl. Or Michael (John) (Alias Michl. BOURKE or BURKE) (ABGR 23296) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Waterford, in August 1808.

Convicted for stealing wearing apparel and other effects from Owen Connor at Minto on 4th August 1813. Sentenced to two years hard labour at Newcastle plus 50 lashes and sent north on the Estramina on September 16th 1813. (SG Saturday September 4th 1813 & CSP reel 6003; 4/3492, page 267)

When the 1814 Muster took place, under the name John Ryan, he was a Convict Off Stores with G Blaxland. (page 60, number 2624)

Michael Ryan married by Banns to Mary Carney at St John's Church of England, Parramatta on June 20th 1816. (Historical BDM's numbers V18161939-314/1816 & V1816754 -147B/1816)

Under the name John Ryan when the 1828 Census was taken. Had a Ticket of Leave and was a Tenant at Botany with 500 acres, 20 of them cleared. His wife Mary Carney/Kearney per Archduke Charles 1813 was with him. (references R1779 -80)


RYAN, Patrick (ABGR 23292) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Waterford, in August 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom number 1710, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores at Windsor with John Reddington. (page 30, number 1271)

Patrick died a Free man at Castlereagh, on June 2nd 1820 at age 29 years.


SARGENT, James (ABGR 23261) Born c1781 as he gave his age as 30 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Limerick, in March 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1861, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, with Mr. G.T Palmer. (page 19, number 0784)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was Free by Servitude, a Labourer at Liverpool. (page 422, number A18638)

In the 1823-25 Muster James was Free by Servitude, employed by Mr. Johnson at Liverpool. (page 507, number 39315)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place James is aged 32 years, a Fencer at Stanton's Farm. (reference S0111)


SHEEDY, Timothy (SHADDY, SHEADY) (ABGR 23258) Born c1782 as he gave his age as 29 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Timothy was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Limerick, in March 1809.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1670, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, for Mrs. Rowley in Sydney. (page 119, number 5283)

In the 1823-25 Muster Timothy was Free by Servitude but was on board the Hulk in Sydney. (page 515, number 39787)

In 1825 he was found guilty of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to Death. The Death sentence was commuted and he was sent to Port Macquarie for seven years. (CSP fiche 3298; X727, pages 10-11 & SG August 18th 1825)

1828 Census has him in Moreton Bay under the name of Shaddy (reference S0456)

He returned to Sydney in September 1832 and was incarcerated in the Hulk until he was granted a Certificate of Freedom on September 19th 1832.

Sheedy researchers claim five other brothers were sent out to Port Jackson. (Jenny Fawcett & Sid Sheedy)


SHEEHAN, Denis (SHAEN, SHAEW, SHEAHAN, SHEEN) (ABGR 23229) Born c1777 as he gave his age as 34 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Denis was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Parramatta, with W Wentworth. (page 89, number 3986)

1822 Muster has him as Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Sydney. Can find no record of the land. (page 430, reference A18969)

In the 1823-25 Muster Denis was Free by Servitude, a Labourer at Sydney. (page 515, number 39793)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Denis was aged 45 years, living at Pitt Water on five acres, three of which had been cultivated. The small holding ran four head of cattle. (reference S0465)


SHEEHAN, John (ABGR 23231) (SHEAHAN) Born c1775 as he gave his age as 36 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

John Sheehan drowned at Richmond aged 40 years on November 24th 1811.


SHEEHY, Roger or John (SHEA, SHEEHAN, SHEELEY, SHEER, SHEEY, SKENE) (ABGR 23230) Born c1789 as he gave his age as 22 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Roger was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1900, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, with James Reese. (page 25, number 1048)

When the 1822 Muster took place, under the name of Sheeley, he was Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Windsor. (page 430, number A18971 & page 576, number B01785)

In the 1823-25 Muster Roger was Free by Servitude, a Landholder at Windsor. His five year old daughter, Johanna, was with him. (page 515, numbers 39768-69)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Roger was a Labourer at Lower Portland Head living with his wife, Ann, per Francis and Eliza 1815, farming 90 acres, running one horse and 32 head of cattle. (references S1073-4)

A child, Johanna was born in 1822. (Historical BDM's numbers V1822206 - 128-1822 plus other numbers)

Johanna married Richard Jurd, in 1839 and their children were John Daniel 1841, Mary Ann 1841, Joseph c1851, Daniel c1859, James, George and Richard. (Jenny Fawcett)


SHERRY, Patrick (SHARRY)(ABGR 23175) Born c1766 as he gave his age as 45 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1810.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Parramatta, employed by Mrs. King. (page 65, number 2869)

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1846, on March 3rd 1817.

On May 18th, 1817, he departed the colony on the Sir William Bensley bound for England via Calcutta.


SHIELE, Michl. (SHEIL, SHIEL, SHIELDS) (ABGR 23215) Born c1756 as he gave his age as 55 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michl. was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in October 1809.

He was sent to Port Dalrymple in July 1812 per Lady Nelson. (Tasmanian Convicts CD) His trade was a Gardener. (Archives Office of Tasmania, CON 13/1 page 29


SHINE, John (SHEEHAN & SHEIN) (ABGR 23234) Born c1778 as he gave his age as 33 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Cork, in August 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1898, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, a Watchman at the Lumber Yard, Sydney. (page 125, number 5557)

John died when he fell from a new building where he was employed as a Watchman. (SG Saturday February 26th 1820 & Historical BDM's numbers V18204564 - 2B/1820)


SINNOTT, John (Also spelt CYNETT, CYNOTT, SENNETT, SENNOD, SINNOT, SYNOTT) (ABGR 23210) Born c1767 as he gave his age as 44 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in the County of Dublin, in October 1809.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, in Sydney, working as a Mason Labourer. (page 126, number 5604)

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 1026, 31st January, 1818 and he was described as 5 feet 5 inches tall with Fair ruddy complexion, sandy grey hair and hazel eyes and was a Labourer from Dublin.

Sought permission to marry Phillis Gordon, per Lord Melville 1817, on November 4th 1818. (CSP reel 6064; 4/1788 page 91)

In 1819 a son, John Gordon, was born to Phillis Gordon. No father is recorded. (Historical BDM's numbers V18195734-1B)

When the 1822 Muster took place he was recorded as John Sinnott (but per the Indian). There doesn't appear to be any one by the name of Sinnott or name variations on the Indian. He is recorded as having a Conditional Pardon and was serving a Life Sentence. He was employed as a Labourer in Parramatta. (page 436, number A19250) His wife was employed in Sydney as a Government Servant by J Slade. (page 190 A08314)

In the 1823-25 Muster John had a Conditional Pardon and was employed by Dr Wentworth at Parramatta. This tends to tie in with the 1822 Muster. (page 523, number 40272) His wife was now recorded as being the wife of James Gordon of Parramatta and she was Free by Servitude. There was a six year old child named John Gordon with her. Not sure if this is correct. (page 217, number 22482-83)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was a 78 year old Labourer living at Parramatta with Bernard Moran (ABGR 23160) per the Providence. (reference S0413)Phillis was now a Housekeeper for Robert Cross at Wallis Plains. Her son was also at Wallis Plains. (reference G0766-67)


SLAVING, Thos. Or Thomas (SLAVEN, SLAVIN, SLAVING) (ABGR 23197) Born c1776 as he gave his age as 35 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Thomas was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in October 1809.

He received his Ticket of Leave, number 677, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, a Labourer in Sydney with a Ticket of Leave. (page 120, number 5311) He sailed from Sydney on the ship St Michael in March 1821 but must have returned as he was recorded in the Musters of 1823-25. (SG Saturday March 3rd 1821)

In the 1823-25 Muster Thomas was recorded as serving Life, and was a Government Servant to Samuel Terry in Sydney. (page 526, number 40409)

By 1825 he owned three houses in Sydney along with 20 cows and four breeding mares. (CSP fiche 3155; 4/1844B No 743, page 551-4)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Thomas was aged 50 years, and working in George Street, Sydney, as a Groom for Barnett Levers. (reference S1160)


SMITH, James (Alias STUBBS, STUBS) (ABGR 23170) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

James was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in January 1810.

He received his Certificate of Freedom, number 1828, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, employed as a Smith at Lane Cove, Sydney. (page 129, number 5740)

In June 1820 he was found guilty of Forging and Counterfeiting and sent to Newcastle for the term of his natural life.

When the 1822 Muster took place he was a Convict in Government Employment at Newcastle. Recorded as Stubbs. (page 460, number A20311A)

In the 1823-25 Muster James was a Convict in Government employment at Norfolk Island. Recorded as Stubbs. (page 551, number 41884)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place James was a 70 year old Nailer working for Hugh McHone at Parramatta, claims he Came Free. (reference S2691)

He was sent to Port Macquarie from the Hulk in 1835 and died there in 1840.


SMITH, Michael or Peter (ABGR 23276) Born c1794 as he gave his age as 17 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Monaghan, in March 1809.

He received a Conditional Pardon, number 1356, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, employed by Mr. G Loader. (page 24, number 1031)

Transported to Newcastle on Prince Leopold for seven years in 1820 for stealing from the house of John McKenzie of Windsor. (CSP reel 6007; 4/3503, page 70)

When the 1822 Muster took place Michael appeared to be On the Run from Newcastle therefore was not recorded. Gave himself up under a Proclamation of Governor Thomas Brisbane and was Transported to Port Macquarie.

He apparently escaped from captivity while at Port Macquarie as in November 1822 he was transported to Hobart Town on the Elizabeth Henrietta.


SPANN, Michl. Or Michael (SPAIN, SPAREN, SPERIN, SPELL) (ABGR 23284) Born c1785 as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Tipperary, in 1809.

Spann drowned in George's River on Friday January 31st 1812.

Michael was buried at Georges River on 2nd February 1812 age 25 years. Signed by Samuel Marsden, Principal Chaplain, Parramatta. (Historical BDM's numbers V18122819)


STAPLETON, John (ABGR 23249) Born c1783 as he gave his age as 28 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Kilkenny, in August 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 1432, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, with Matthew Everingham. (page 25, number 1069)

When the 1822 Muster took place John was a Labourer in Windsor with a Ticket of Leave. (page 455, number A20084)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was a Labourer in Wilberforce with a Ticket of Leave. (page 546, number 41572)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was a 42 year old Labourer for Edward Reynolds at Wilberforce. (reference S2333)

John was granted a Conditional Pardon on April 6th 1833. (SRNSW Conditional Pardon Index Item 4/4432 reel 775 page 199)


STEPHENSON, Wm. William (STEVENSON) (ABGR 23218) Born c1787 as he gave his age as 24 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

William was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Antrim, in 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1956, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, in Lane Cove, Sydney, employed as a wheelwright. (page 129, number 5741)

When the 1822 Muster took place William was Free by Servitude and Lodges at T Deacon, Sydney. (page 456, number A20137)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was Free by Servitude a Turner in Sydney. (page 547, number 41643)


TRACY, Michael (TINSELL, TRACEY) (ABGR 23222) Born c1778 as he gave his age as 33 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Michael was sentenced to transportation for Life when he was tried in County Carlow, in March 1806.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 843, the date unknown.

Michael married Mary Brine (BRIEN)in 1813. (Historical BDM's numbers V18131451 3A/1813)

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was recorded as Michael Tinsell, a Convict Off Stores, for Drummond at Parramatta. (page 91, number 4027)

When the 1822 Muster took place Michael was a Labourer in Parramatta with a Ticket of Leave. (page 481, number A21231)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was a Labourer in Parramatta with a Ticket of Leave. (page 577, number 43353)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place Michael was a 45 year old Labourer in Parramatta with his wife, Mary, per Minstrel 1812, who was 35 years. Can find no trace of Mary Brine in Uebel's Records.(references T1088-89)


TROY, Patrick (TRAY, TRYE) (ABGR 23295) Born c1786 as he gave his age as 25 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Patrick was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried and found guilty in County Waterford, on Monday August 13th 1810 for attempting to take Arms (guns) from a Mr. Wilson on Sunday 10th June. (Waterford Mirror, August 20th 1810. Copied from the Troy Family Web Site)

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1894, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, with Joseph Halla of Sydney. (page 106, number 4717)

Patrick married Elizabeth Smith, born in the colony, at St John's Church of England, Parramatta. (Historical BDM's numbers V1818832 1818 & V18182162-3A/1818)

Recorded in the 1822 Muster as Free by Servitude a Settler at Sydney. His wife, Elizabeth, and three children, Thomas age 3, Patrick age 2 and Ann age 3 months are also with him. Patrick also owned a plot of land in Sydney that had two head of cattle, 16 hogs and a quantity of wheat and maize. (page 482, numbers A21286- 90 & page 581, number B02027)

In the Muster of 1823-25 Patrick was Free by Servitude, a Constable in Sydney. (page 578, number 43428) His wife, Elizabeth, along with their four children Thomas, age seven, Patrick age five, Ann age four and one year old Thomas were with him in Sydney. (page 578, numbers 43428 - 32 &, 43458) The second Thomas probably should read Ann.

Disaster struck Patrick and his family when he was found guilty on September 22nd 1828 of forging and counterfeiting a Deed of Gift pertaining to a house and premises in Kent Street, Sydney belonging to Patrick McKeogh, deceased. Defense Council moved for a mistrial but the Judge dismissed the arguments and sentenced Patrick and his co-defendant to Death by hanging. It appears as though it was irrelevant that Patrick was married with five young children to support as one month after being found guilty he and eight others were hanged in front of a large gathering of Sydney's citizens. Reports indicate that the last meeting between Patrick and his family was a very sad affair and was described as - indescribable. (Macquarie Law)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place there was a record of Elizabeth Troy and her child, George age three. (reference T1168-69) Ann and Jane were listed as being in the Female Orphans Institute (reference T1172 & T1174) Both Patrick and Thomas are at the Male Orphans Institute at Cabramatta listed under the name Tray. (references T1108-9)

The birth years of the five children are Thomas 1819, Patrick 1820, Ann c1822, Jane c1824 and George 1826.

For more information relating to this family go to the very good Web Site managed by Paul Troy at: WWW.OzTroys.com


WHEELAN, Cavan (ABGR 23161) (WHELAN & Wheman) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Cavan was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in February 1809.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 1658, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Sydney with Mr. Blackert. (page 119, number 5310)

He was in the Sydney Gazette Claims & Demands section dated Saturday March 9th & 16th 1816 as departing the colony on HM Armed Brig Emu, which departed for London via VDL on Monday last as per SG Saturday March 30th 1816.


WHELAN, John (WAILLING,WALEN, WATSON) (ABGR 23190) Born c1785 as he gave his age as 26 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in the City of Dublin, in August 1810.

He received a Ticket of Leave, number 39/1, the date unknown, and a Certificate of Freedom, number 1930, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at Windsor, under Watson, employed by Mr. Howe. (page 22, number 0937)

When the 1822 Muster took place John was Free by Servitude and a Landholder at Windsor. (page 490, number A21643) From the Land Records he was residing at Windsor on 60 acres of Grants and Purchased Land and had 30 hogs and various crops. (page 583, number B02099)His wife, Judith Wildgrass, per Indispensible 1809, is Free by Servitude and living with her husband J. Watson. (page 511, number A22578)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was Free by Servitude and a Landholder at Wilberforce. (page 587, number 43954)Judith was recorded in the Muster as was her daughter, Mary. (page 613, numbers 45452 & 45449)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John was a 40 year old Farmer, with 40 acres at Lower Portland Head, living with his wife Judy, age 39 years. (reference W0652-53)


WIGGINS, Francis (HIGGINS)) (ABGR 23271) Born c1771 as he gave his age as 40 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

Francis was sentenced to seven years transportation when he was tried in County Longford, in March 1810.

He received an Absolute Pardon, number 280, on April 25th 1815. (Alan Kelley information on actual date.)

State Records NSW has two entries for Wiggins. A Free Pardon (no date given) reference 4/4427; COD 18, reel 601 page 99, with the notation - Arrived in NSW 1811. Second reference is dated April 25th 1814, Pardon, AP, 4/4486; Reel 800 page 051.


WINTER, John (ABGR 23241) Born c1766 as he gave his age as 45 years on arrival in Australia, in 1811.

John was sentenced to fourteen years transportation when he was tried in County Donegal, in March 1810.

He received a Certificate of Freedom, number 2147, the date unknown.

When the 1814 Muster took place, he was a Convict Off Stores, at the Factory in Parramatta. (page 55, number 2405)

When the 1822 Muster took place John was Free by Servitude, employed at the Factory in Parramatta. (page 522, number A23083)

In the Muster of 1823-25 he was Free by Servitude, employed at the Factory in Parramatta. (page 623, number 46070)

When the 1828 Census for New South Wales took place John claimed he was 80 years old and still a Labourer at the Factory in Parramatta. (reference W2190)