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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: 1799
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 12th January, 1870
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 25th May, 1819
Arrival date: 26th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 10th July, 2020 wrote:

TRIED: Summer 1818 (see NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 10th July, 2020 wrote:

CRIME: Larceny of a coat (see NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 11th July, 2020 wrote:

1824, 12 August: Granted Ticket of Leave #328/1262 - John CAREY, b 1800, carpenter; 5’7½”, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, dark blue eyes; for the District of Parramatta. Notation: “The original was granted in pursuance of… [an] order of the 7th Nov 1822 stating that he had been always in Government employ” (see NSW Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869; Register of tickets of leave, 1824-1827).

Dianne Jones on 23rd July, 2020 wrote:

1819: John CAREY 20, 5’8”, dark ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes, native place Cork (see NSW Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1818-1819).

Dianne Jones on 7th August, 2020 wrote:

1825: John CAREY – free by servitude – Mary 1819, employed by Mr Broughton, Appin (see NSW and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849, New South Wales General muster A-L 1825).

Denis Pember on 1st September, 2021 wrote:

John married Matilda Byrne in 1826.
Matilda was born in the colony, the daughter of Patrick Byrne (Convict, Marquis Cornwallis, 1796) and Sarah Best (Convict, Britannia, 1798).

The appear in the 1828 Census Page 83…
Cary, John, 29, FS, Mary I, 1819, 7, Carpenter, Campbell St Sydney. [C0552]
Cary, Matilda, 28, BC. [C0553]
Cary, John W., 1, BC. [C0554]

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 10th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Carey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cr

Dianne Jones on 10th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, crime

Denis Pember on 1st September, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 12th January, 1870 (prev. 0000)

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