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James Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Byrne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Anne 1
Departure date: 26th June, 1800
Arrival date: 26th January, 1801
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 52 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 10th March, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
James Byrne, alias Burn, per Anne I (1801),  Tried 1800 at Wicklow,  7 years.  Irish rebel.  DOB, 1769, native of Annamoe, catholic.Wicklow Co.  spouse: m. 1812 Liverpool, Sarah Franklin. Died 1848 Collector.  Found in 1811 muster.


1828 Census index.

James Byrne, age 60, F.S. Anne, 1801, 7 years, catholic, Settler, (family over) Appin district, has 200 acres of land, of which 100 acres are cleared and 35 cultivated. Has 30 cattle
Sarah Byrne, age 42, F.S. Minstrel, 1812, 7 years, catholic,  and 8 children, Thomas, aged 13, John, aged 11, Mary, 9, Fanny, 8, Susannah, 6, Catherine, 4, Patrick, 2, and James jun. aged 9 months.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th March, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Byrne, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1769, date of death: 1848, gender: m, occupation, crime

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