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Patrick Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Byrne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 9th April, 1829
Age: 34 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 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 wrote:

Patrick Byrne - native place Newbridge; age 27 when convicted, occupation - ploughman.

N.B. There were two convicts of this name on the Countess of Harcourt.

Sydney Gazette, 5 Jan 1826

Principal Superintendent of Convicts’ Office, Sydney, January 3, 1825.
THE undermentioned Prisoners having absented themselves from their respective Employments, ...

Byrne Patrick, Countess of Harcourt, 30, County Wicklow, 5 feet 5 and 3 quarters, hazle eyes, black hair, freckled complexion, from Emu Plains.

D Wong on 3rd January, 2021 wrote:

29/1/1828: Tried at Penrith - a notorious and incorrigible runaway - 2 years.
Sent to Moreton Bay.

9/5/1828: Arrived Moreton Bay per ‘Alligator’.

9/4/1829: Died at the Moreton Bay hospital.

Received an additional sentence of 6?? years by the Gen. Sess. at Windsor on 30/1/1827 for stealing a blanket.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Byrne, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th April, 1829 (prev. 0000), crime

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