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Andrew Beaumont

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Beaumont
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 19th October, 1843
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Ireland, Down
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th August, 1826
Arrival date: 25th December, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 30 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 8th June, 2016 wrote:

Andrew Beaumont was 41 years old on arrival.

1831: Married Mary Murray (came free).  He was 45 and she 20. They had 1 daughter, Jane, born 1831.

Moreton Bay:
21/3/1833:  Petition of Andrew Beaumont/ “Phoenix” 1826 – ticket of leave – to withdraw money from Savings Bank – also a note on the loss of the ‘Charlotte’ - he was listed as the owner of the Charlotte.

6/1/1834 Sydney Herald:
FRIDAY-James Hamilton, Alexander Maccullum, and James Johnson, charged with the
burglary and robbery at the house of John Mackanness, Esq., and Andrew Beaumont,
with receiving part of the stolen property, were again brought up for examination.
Catherine Clayton, servant to the prosecutor, deposed to her having made two of the shirts pro-
duced in Court; she also identified a pair of trousers, a pair of socks, and a waistcoat, as being
part of the property of her master, stolen from the house.
His Worship discharged James Johnson, and committed all the other prisoners to take their

11/2/1834 The Sydney Monitor:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3.—Before the Criminal
Andrew Beaumont was indicted for receiving goods into his house, knowing them to have been stolen.—(His wife had been examined previously at the Police Office and discharged.
In our opinion, illegally.—Ed.)—The property was produced in Court, and consisted of
wearing apparel, stolen from Mr. Mackanness in December, by Hamilton and MacCullum,
lodgers in Beaumont’s house, and who had been convicted of the robbery.—Guilty, but
recommended to mercy from his former good character.

Sentenced to 14 years transportation.

19/19/1843: Convict Death Register: Andrew died at the Sydney Hospital, aged 63.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Andrew, surname: Beaumont, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1785, date of death: 19th October, 1843, gender:

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