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Patrick Burnett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Burnett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Soldier
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Madras Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sea Flower
Departure date: 20th February, 1820
Arrival date: 30th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 5 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convicts Database by Peter Mayberry
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 wrote:

Ticket of leave obtained,
Windsor, Patrick Burnett, Sea Flower,
Australasian Chronicle, Sydney, 22 Nov 1842

Colonial Secretary’s Index
BURNETT, Patrick. Per “Seaflower”, 1820

1820 May 2 -Convict arrived from India per “Sea Flower”; listed as Robert (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.14)

1824 Feb 2 - On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.109, 462-3)

Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2019 wrote:

Moreton Bay Register of Convicts.
Patk. Burnett, Sea Flower Madras, 19 April 1819, for Life, soldier.
Colonial conviction at Sydney 29 Aug 1826, for Stealing government blankets, Sentence, 2 years. To Sydney 25 Aug 1828.

Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2019 wrote:

Patrick Burnett, life, charged with stealing a blanket, the property of Government, and with which he was passing through the gate of the Prisoners’ Barracks, when one of the constables observing something bulky about his waist, stopt and searched him, and found the blanket wrapt round his body; to a penal settlement for 2 years.
Sydney Gazette, 2 Sep 1826

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convicts Database by Peter Mayberry (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Burnett, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1796, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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