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William Burns

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Burns
Aliases: Byrnes
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Carman/labourer
Date of Death: 20th May, 1836
Age: 48 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Ireland, Waterford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 27th September, 1825
Arrival date: 18th February, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 16 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 21st July, 2020 wrote:

Listed as Burns and also Byrnes.

William Burns was listed as 38 years old on arrival - Native Place: Queens County.

William was illiterate, RC, single, 5’4” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes, well, two moles on left cheek and a scar over left eyebrow.

20/5/1836: William Byrne died at the Sydney Gaol Hospital.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Burns, alias1: Byrnes, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1788, date of death: 20th May, 1836, gender:

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