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Thomas Burke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Burke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Carman/labourer
Date of Death: 21st July, 1861
Age: 55 years

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, Kerry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 27th September, 1825
Arrival date: 18th February, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 9 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Jeanette Whiteley on 27th June, 2016 wrote:

Transported with brother James.

D Wong on 28th June, 2016 wrote:

1826 Indent: Thomas Burke, Age 19, Carman, native of Cork, Tried in Tralee for ‘Stealing Notes’ – Assigned to the A.A. Company on arrival – Brother James Burke was also on the Mangles.

23/8/1832: Burke Thomas, Mangles, Carman, to James White, Hunter’s River.

28/7/1835: Married Mary Ann Shirley (Fanny 1832) in Castlereagh, NSW. – They had a daughter, Cecilia Burke, born 4/6/1841, Cockerabill, NSW.

21/7/1861: Thomas died at Cassilis, NSW aged 54.

Convict Changes History

Jeanette Whiteley on 27th June, 2016 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=Mangles+(4)+[1826] (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Burke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, dat

D Wong on 28th June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 21st July, 1861 (prev. 1861)

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