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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: 1776
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1827
Age: 51 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, Kilkdare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 24th August, 1799
Arrival date: 11th January, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 15th February, 2022 wrote:

Michael is identified in various Musters:
1806 - [A0192 page] Michael Byrne, Minerva, Self employed Salt Boiler.  Also named in entry [A3827 page 92] Susan Roberts, William Pitt (should be Glatton) living with Michael Burn.
1811 - [0863 page 20] Michael Byrne, Minerva, tried Aug 1797, Kildare, 7 years.
1814 - [4419 page 100] Michel Byrne, Minerva, off Stores, Labourer.
He was living with Susan Roberts by 1805 and the couple had twin sons (William and Michael, born in 1807.
Michael died before the 1828 Census, as did Susan.  However, the two sons, are listed in the Census;
William aged 21 [B3657 page 76] with his wife Ann, and two children (Susannah and Michael). His twin Michael is actually listed in the same family group [B3661 page 76], clearly unmarried.
Young William’s wife, Ann Byrne was the daughter of the Exiled Irish Rebel Hugh Vesty Byrne (Exile, Tellicherry, 1806) and his wife Sarah Dwyer (Exile, Tellicherry, 1806).

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 29th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1776, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Denis Pember on 15th February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of death: 1827 (prev. 0000)

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