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Michael Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Byrne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 29th November, 1801
Arrival date: 7th July, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.nationalarchives.ie Freemans Journal 1763-1924, Saturday, March 21, 1801 SRNSW - Conditional Pardons.
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Robin Sharkey on 1st December, 2016 wrote:

Michael Byrne, tried at Trim in Co Meath in March 1801. Transported for LIFE for burglary or robbery, per ship “Atlas 1”
Freemans Journal 1763-1924, Saturday, March 21, 1801
Trim Assizes, Meath
Trials before Lord Chief Justice Norbury Continued
Wednesday March 18th

Michael Byrne, James Hoey, James Connolly, Francis Gilligan, Patrick Gilligan, and Patrick Shannon were “tried for different burglaries, robberies and felonies, found guilty and ordered for execution.”
“In the cases of the Gilligans, Hoey and Connolly, Lord Norbury caused the Grand Jury to be called and directed them to present a sum of l10 to each prosecutor for their gallant conduct in defending their cxxxages, and prosecuting these offenders to conviction. His Lordship at great lengths stated the advantages that must result to the country at large from such conduct in the lower orders.”

Only Patrick Gilligan and Patrick Shannon were not transported (executed?)

On ATLAS 1 departing November 1801 were:
* Michael Byrne,
* Francis Gilligan (aged 23 years on indents)
*James Connolly (aged 21 yrs on indents)
On “Hercules” - Matthew Hoey (aged 23 yrs on indents)

For Michael Byrne, no other records found except a Conditional Pardon

Robin Sharkey on 1st December, 2016 wrote:

Michael Byrne, tried at Trim in Co Meath in March 1801. Transported for LIFE for burglary or robbery, per ship “Atlas 1”
Freemans Journal 1763-1924, Saturday, March 21, 1801
Trim Assizes, Meath
Trials before Lord Chief Justice Norbury Continued
Wednesday March 18th

Michael Byrne, James Hoey, James Connolly, Francis Gilligan, Patrick Gilligan, and Patrick Shannon were “tried for different burglaries, robberies and felonies, found guilty and ordered for execution.”
“In the cases of the Gilligans, Hoey and Connolly, Lord Norbury caused the Grand Jury to be called and directed them to present a sum of l10 to each prosecutor for their gallant conduct in defending their cxxxages, and prosecuting these offenders to conviction. His Lordship at great lengths stated the advantages that must result to the country at large from such conduct in the lower orders.”

Only Patrick Gilligan and Patrick Shannon were not transported (executed?)

On ATLAS 1 departing November 1801 were:
* Michael Byrne,
* Francis Gilligan (aged 23 years on indents)
*James Connolly (aged 21 yrs on indents)
On “Hercules” - Matthew Hoey (aged 23 yrs on indents)

For Michael Byrne, no other records found except a Conditional Pardon

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 26th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Robin Sharkey on 1st December, 2016 made the following changes:

source: http://www.nationalarchives.ie Freemans Journal 1763-1924, Saturday, March 21, 1801 SRNSW - Conditional Pardons. (prev. http://www.nationalarchives.ie)

Robin Sharkey on 1st December, 2016 made the following changes:

surname: Byrne (prev. Bryne)

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