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Patrick Adams

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Adams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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D Wong on 10th March, 2019 wrote:

3/4/1821 Saunders’s News-Letter Dublin, Republic of Ireland:
Patrick Hanly and Patrick Adams, were placed at the bar at the same time for judgement, having been found guilty of taking fire arms…...
Patrick Hanly and Patrick Adams, you are both young men, and have been found guilty of robbing and taking arms, and must, therefore, be offered up as victims to the offended laws of your country ; it has appeared that in eight parts of your neighbourhood, attacks ere made for arms ; and it was proved also on your trial, that they disclaimed the name of robbers, but gloried in that of White Boys….......
You, Jeremiah Houragan William Connery, Patrick Hanly, and Patrick Adams, be now taken from the dock in which you stand, to the jail from whence you came, and each of you be taken to the common place of execution, and there, each of you be hanged until you are dead, and may the Lord have mercy on your souls.”

Patrick Adams was 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Limerick.

Crime: Robbery of arms.

4/11/1824 Sydney Gazette:
Patrick Adams, Southworth, 26, Limerick, 5 feet 8 inches, dark grey eyes, brown hair, pale complexion, Emu Plains - absconded.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
ADAMS, Patrick. Per “Southworth”, 1822
1824 Dec 31:  Of Emu Plains. On return of fines and punishments inflicted by the Bench of Evan (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.78)

8/9/1828: Sydney Gazette:
Won a ploughing contest at Sutton Forrest.

23/8/1832: Sydney Gazette:
TOL Cancelled - Southworth__Patrick Adams, purchasing slop clothing and rations from a prisoner of the Crown.

1831: TOL Sutton Forest.
1834: TOL Sutton Forest.
1846: Recommended for a CP

10/10/1846: Gave 5s. for the Irish Relief Fund.

25/3/1847: TOL Passport, Berrima Bench.
30/7/1847: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Adams, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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