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David Bourke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Bourke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th May, 1838
Arrival date: 10th September, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 1st August, 2013 wrote:

David Burke was 23 years old and was transported for “Stealing Firearms”.  He was a Whiteboy rebel.

27/2/1839: Absconded from the estate of CLol. Dumaresq since 15th February.

David was described as: Sallow, freckled and pockpitted complexion, little finger of left hand crooked and inclining inwards.

14/10/1842: TOL Muswellbrook.

David’s father Patrick was transported about 12 years earlier (not sure which ship).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st August, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1815, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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