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life span was 53 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 2nd October, 2016 wrote:
Nicholas Burke was 55 or 40 years old on arrival (55 on the ‘Convicts received on board the Bencoolen at Cove of Cork in Ireland’ list, and 40 on the Irish Convicts database) he was transported for ‘Perjury’.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
BURKE, Nicholas. Per “Bencoolen”, 1819
1821 Sep 8: Blacksmith. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.117)
1824 c.Apr, Oct 8: Smith. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265f; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.4)
10/2/1832: COF renewed.
No date of death found.
Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 wrote:
1828 NSW Census at Botany, resident at Mary (Ripley?)‘s farm, Saltpan Creek, in household of Aron Barnett, and his wife Ann and other labourers.
Nickols Burke, age 60, Free by Servitude, (Bencolen the 1st, 1811,7 yrs) blacksmith, Catholic. (Bencoolen 1819)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd October, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Nicholas, surname: Bourke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1779, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation,