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John Carey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Carey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 55 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: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 58 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 12th March, 2019 wrote:

John Carey was listed as 39 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Tipperary.

John was 5’6½” tall, ‘well made’, hazel eyes, brown hair, formerly of ??? Regiment.

Occupation: Soldier/ploughman.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
CAREY, John. Per “Southworth”, 1822

1822 Apr 4:  On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.17)

1825 Jul 11:  Pensioner from 59th Foot. Re his sentence (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.22). Reply, 22 Jul (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.62)

Mar. 1826: Burial - From Newcastle - Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle.
NSW BDM has John listed as 36 years old.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Carey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1771, date of death: 1826, gender: m, occupation, cri

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