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Thomas Cagney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cagney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: 1850
Age: 73 years

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 19th July, 1827
Arrival date: 8th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 86 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

Born - Limerick, Ireland in 1777. He was a Catholic and an Irish rebel. At the time it is thought he was living in Newmarket, County Cork, Ireland. Married with 5 children and father of Patrick who arrived on the same ship.

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

When he arrived in Australia, he was 50 years old. He left behind in Ireland, a wife, Margaret (Brogan), whom he married in about 1804, and 4 children, James, Michael, Mary, and Thomas.
Thomas appears to have worked as a farm labourer in the Maitland area, (Merton). He was granted a ticket of leave in 1836. In 1841 he is recorded as living at Yango Creek in the Wollombi district.
He received his CF on Feb. 1st, 1845.

His wife, Mary Brogan, and daughter, Mary, joined him, arriving on the Roslyn Castle, while Michael and Thomas came on the Surry, arriving in 1836..  They settled around Singleton.

Mary Cagney (Brogan) died in 1841 and is buried at Patricks Plains, near Singleton. Thomas Cagney died in 1850 and is buried in Singleton?

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Cagney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1777, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 1850 (prev. 0000)

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