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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: 1818
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Carlow County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hero
Departure date: 15th March, 1835
Arrival date: 31st August, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 6 other convicts

References

Primary source: Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1835; Ticket of Leave records and The Lanyon Saga by Bruce Moore (1982)
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 5th July, 2019 wrote:

Described in the Annotated records as being 19 years old; could neither read and write: Status single; Religion Catholic: Native place County Wicklow and was a farm labourer; Was convicted of horse stealing at Carlow on 9 July 1834 for life; Had no prior convictions; Height 5 feet 5 1/2 inches: Complexion Ruddy; Hair Light sandy brown and had grey eyes.  Prisoner number 35-1821.
Assigned to Mr James Wright at Lanyon Station.  Lanyon is now located in southern Canberra, ACT. 
Ticket of leave dated April 1843, Number 43/2144.  Applied for by Mr James Wright.  Certificate of Freedom number 48/1948.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 5th July, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1835; Ticket of Leave records and The Lanyon Saga by Bruce Moore (1982) (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Byrne, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth:

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