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Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Anne Cullen:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Anne Cullen, alias Cullin, Cullan,  age 21, Elizabeth I (2), 1818, Tried at Dublin City, 1817, 7 years, DOB, 1797, Servant.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

CULLEN, Ann. Per “Elizabeth”, 1818

1818 Nov 25 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Elizabeth” and forwarded to the Factory, Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.175)

1819 Jun 7,8 - Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.141)

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1828 Census Index.

Catherine Cullen, age 28, F.S. Elizabeth, 1818, 7 years, catholic, ux Patk. Evans, hairdresser, Pitt Street, Sydney.

Also listed is her husbansd and family:
Patrick Evans, age 33, F.S. Three Bees, 1814, 7 years, catholic. Hairdresser, Pitt Street, Sydney.
William Evans, age 9, born in colony,
Mary Evans, 7, b.c.
Morris Evans, 6 , b.c.
Patrick jun., age 2, b.c.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

EVANS, Patrick. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1819 Jun 7,8 - Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.141)
1822 Feb 7 - Of King Street. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.17)
1824 Oct - Memorial (Fiche 3087; 4/1837A No.321 p.251)
1825 Oct 17 - Memorial (Fiche 3131; 4/1841B No.262)

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Patrick Evans:

Patrick’s wife, Catherine Cullen appears to have been transported as Ann Cullen, on Elizabeth, which arrived in 1818.

Colonial Secretary Index.

CULLEN, Ann. Per “Elizabeth”, 1818

1818 Nov 25 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Elizabeth” and forwarded to the Factory, Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.175)

1819 Jun 7,8 - Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.141)

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Patrick Evans:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Patrick Evans,  age 20, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Dublin City, 1813, 7 years, DOB 1794, native of Kildare, Butcher. Spouse: m. Catherine Cullen.
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Colonial Secretary Index.

EVANS, Patrick. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1819 Jun 7,8 - Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.141)
1822 Feb 7 - Of King Street. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.17)
1824 Oct - Memorial (Fiche 3087; 4/1837A No.321 p.251)
1825 Oct 17 - Memorial (Fiche 3131; 4/1841B No.262)
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1828 Census Index.

Patrick Evans, age 33, F.S. Three Bees, 1814, 7 years, catholic. Hairdresser, Pitt Street, Sydney.
William Evans, age 9, born in colony,
Mary Evans, 7, b.c.
Morris Evans, 6 , b.c.
Patrick jun., age 2, b.c.

His wife is listed separately in the Index:

Catherine Cullen, age 28, F.S. Elizabeth, 1818, 7 years, catholic, ux Patk. Evans, hairdresser, Pitt Street, Sydney.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of William Ennis:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
William Ennis,  Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Longford Co., 1813, Life.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of John Donaghoe:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Donaghoe, alias Donoghue, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Limerick Co., 1812, Life.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of George Donnelly:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
George Donnelly, alias Donelly, age 40, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Tyrone Co., 1813, 14 years. DOB, 1774, native place, Tyrone, Overseer of labour.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Michael Doogan:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Michael Doogan, age 40, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Armagh Co., 1812, 7 years. DOB, 1774, native place, Louth, Labourer. Remarks: Description: 5ft 8 in, dark pale complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of John Doony:

Colonial Secretary Index.

DOOHY, John (Per “Three Bees”, 1814) see DUCEY, John
DUCEY, John. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1817 Nov 20 - On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta” (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.145)
1821 Aug 9 - On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta”; listed as Doohy or Duchy (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.213)
1821 - On list of convicts at Port Macquarie (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.348-9)

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Patrick Doyle:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Patrick Doyle, age 18, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Dublin City, 1813, 7 years. DOB, 1796, native place, Dublin, Tailor.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

DOYLE, Patrick. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1819 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3194; 4/1858 p.115)
1822 Oct 31 - Appointed Constable, Liverpool (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.112)
1822 Dec 12 - Resigned (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.117)
1823 Apr 2 - Of Liverpool. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.98)
1824 Oct 4 - Memorial (Fiche 3086; 4/1837A No.293 p.147)

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1828 Census Index.

Patrick Doyle, age 30, F.S. Three Bees, 1814, 7 years, catholic, Landholder, Cabramatta, . Holds 60 acres, of which 30 are cleared and 20 cultivated. Has 1 horse and 6 cattle.
Ann Doyle, age 22, born in colony.
Mary Ann Doyle, age 7, b.c.
James, age 5, b.c
John, age 3, b.c.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of James Doran:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
James Doran, age 25, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Armagh Co., 1812, 7 years. DOB, 1789, native place, Armagh, Labourer. Remarks: 5 ft 6 ins; pale sallow comp, black hair, hazel eyes.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of John Doony:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Doony, alias Doohy, age 22, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Tipperary Co., 1812, 7 years. DOB, 1792, native place, Cork Co., Labourer.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

DOONEY, John. Per “Three Bees”, 1814

1814 May 11 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Three Bees” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.165)

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Euphan Burnet:

Colonial Secretary Index.

BURNETT, Euphin. Per “Maria”, 1818

1818 Sep 26 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Maria” and forwarded to the Factory, Parramatta; with female child (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.91)

1820 Nov 6 - Re permission to marry at Parramatta; listed as Effy (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.403-4)

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1828 Census Index.
Patrick Doolan, age 45, F.S., Three Bees, 1814, 7 years, catholic, Constable, Wallambam Lodge (?), Luskintyre. Has 10 acres of land, all cleared and cultivated and has 11 cattle.
Euphemia Doolan, age 35, F.S. Maria 1, 1818, 7 years, catholic.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of James Patrick Doolan:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
James Patrick Doolan, alias Dolan, Dowling,age 33, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Meath Co., 1812, 7 years. DOB, 1781, native place, Meath. Labourer. Spouse; m (1) Euphan Burnet, m (2) Braxton Margaret Mannix.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

DOOLAN, Patrick or James. Per “Three Bees”, 1814

1814 May 11 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Three Bees” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.165)

1823 Aug 30 - Of District of Cornwallis. Affidavit re loss of his certificate of freedom (Reel 6026; 4/1714 p.3)

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1828 Census Index.
Patrick Doolan, age 45, F.S., Three Bees, 1814, 7 years, catholic, Constable, Wallambam Lodge (?), Luskintyre. Has 10 acres of land, all cleared and cultivated and has 11 cattle.
Euphemia Doolan, age 35, F.S. Maria 1, 1818, 7 years, catholic.

Maureen Withey on 10th October, 2020 wrote of John Dwyer:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Dwyer, age 15, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Dublin City, 1812, 7 years. DOB, 1799, native place, Kildare. School boy.

D Wong on 10th October, 2020 wrote of David Hutchison:

National Records of Scotland
Precognition against David Hutcheson for the crime of theft
Dates 1826
David Hutcheson, son of James Hutchison, plasterer, Age: 14, Address: Paisley, Renfrewshire.

David Hutcheson was listed as 15 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Paisley.

Crime: ‘Stealing money’.

David was literate, 4’8½” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, indented scar on back of left hand, scar on left temple, blue spot under right eye.

Assigned to Carter’s Barracks.

11/6/1828: Convict Death Register - David Hutchinson, aged 16, was buried at St. Philip’s, Sydney.

Tony Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Adam Mcguffim:

From Newry Co Down Ireland 5’ 10 1/2” fair plae complexion brown hair and blue eyes

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 8/9/1821 Assigned to the new lumber yard and receiving stores from the government.

Adam McGuffin
Event Date: 8 Oct 1824
Arrival year: 1821
Vessel: Lord Sidmouth
Event Description: Tailor. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for
Comments: Per “Lord Sidmouth”, 1821

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 9/4/1825. Further petition from Lucy Mylett sister of Adam McGuffin requesting that his sentence be mitigated and he receive a ToL. She is the wife of Corporal Thomas Mylett 3rd Toot or Buffs

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for Adam Macguffin Assigned to Thomas Hylett 3rd Regiment for 6 months. Adam’s brother in law

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 15/8/1827 Cert No 27/814. Renewed 1830 no 30/446 as the original was damaged.

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1830 for Adam Mcguffin Sydney. Tried for Burglary and acquitted

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Refused 1832 Adam McGriggin 34 free (7yrs) per ship Lord Sidmouth refused permission to marry Ann McAsperit 24 ToL (7yrs) per ship Elizabeth due to her already being married

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Ann Ryan:

Name: Ann Ryan
Date of conviction: Mar 1795
Place of Conviction: Tipperary
Vessel: Marquis Cornwallis
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Ann Ryan
Age: 30
Date of conviction: Mar 1795
Place of Conviction: Tipperary
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1765
Vessel: Marquis Cornwallis
Port of Arrival: New South Wales
Date of Arrival: 11 Feb 1796

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Ann Ryan:

New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; Ann Rain, Convict.
Of the Parish of St Johns Parramatta was buried October 21st, 1805
By Samuel Marsden

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Samuel Saudall:

New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; Samuel Sandall, Convict.
Of the Parish of Parramatta was buried August 25th, 1805
By Samuel Marsden

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Jeremiah Row:

Name: Jeremiah Rose
Per Ship Barwell - 1798
Trial Place Middlesex
Date of Conviction: 1793
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New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; Jeremiah Rose
Of the Parish of Parramatta was buried August 4th, 1805
By Samuel Marsden

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Jeremiah Row:

Old Bailey On-Line

396. JAMES HASTINGS , JEREMIAH ROSE and PETER DOUGLAS were indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling house of Evan Austins about the hour of six in the afternoon, on the 9th of May , no person being therein, and stealing therein nine linen shirts, value 5 l. three mens cloth coats, value 3 l. three muslin cravets, value 5 s. four muslin handkerchiefs, value 6 s. a pair of silk and worsted stockings, value 2 s. a pair of worsted stockings, value 1 s. four pocket handkerchiefs, value 4 s. the goods of Thomas Shutt .

D Wong on 10th October, 2020 wrote of John Cole:

Correction - Convict Death Register - John Cole died 7/6/1832 at Sydney.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of Sarah Liddiard:

New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; Sarah Liddert, (Spelling as per Register)
Of the Parish of Parramatta was buried May 5th, 1805
By Samuel Marsden

Tony Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of James Murphy:

From Co Monaghan Ireland his occupation is a peddlar. 5’ 7 1/4” fresh complexion sandy hair and hazel eyes

James Murphy
in the New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 15/8/1827 cert no 27/816

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for James Murphy Is a protestant and his trade is described as an apprentice
16/8/1831 received 50 lashes then returned to his gang

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th October, 2020 wrote of James Brady:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Jas Brady
Date of conviction: 1801
Place of Conviction: Westmeath
Vessel: Hercules
Port of Arrival: Sydney
Date of Arrival: 26 Jun 1802
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New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; James Brady
Of the Parish of Parramatta was buried Sept 1st, 1804
By Samuel Marsden

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