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Patrick Brien

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Brien
Aliases: Bruen
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Ireland, Leitrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 24th August, 1835
Arrival date: 10th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


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greg petersen on 30th April, 2017 wrote:

native of Leitrim, Ireland on 1835 at Leitrim he was convicted for killing a sheep & sentenced to 7 years transportation. Single, occupation listed as Cowboy.
He was transported on the ship “Hive”  The ship ran aground during the night of 10th December 1835, on the central part of Bherwerre Beach, Wreck Bay (south of present day Jervis Bay). The Captain John Nutting was in bed drunk & asleep at the time of the incident. Earlier he was reported to have said to his officers when they had shown concern regarding sailing directions set for the night, “One person is sufficient to navigate the ship!”.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 30th April, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi?requestType=Search&ship=Hive (2) [1835] http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/MaritimeHeritage/researchcentre/wreckhive.htm http://www.jenwilletts.com/sea

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