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Michael Carroll

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Carroll
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Muster and Certificates.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 6th November, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures states that Michael Carroll was 30 years old.  He could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status married with 2 sons and 2 daughters and a native of County Tipperary.  He was a farm servant.  Michael was convicted of pig stealing at Tipperary on 28 December 1835 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior conviction.  Physical attributes: height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion dark sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 163.  Prisoner number 36-1966.
NSW 1837 General Census states that Michael Carroll was assigned to 1) Government Service in Sydney and ii) to Mr Brooks at Bangonia, near Goulburn NSW.
Received ticket of leave on 8 October 1840 (number 40/2094) in the district of Liverpool.  Ticket of leave passport issued on 8 April 1842 (number 42/1000) states that Michael allowed to remain in the district of Sydney (not town) for so long as he remains in the employment of Mr R. Crampton at his farm on Parramatta Road.
Received Certificate of Freedom on 29 December 1842 (number 42/2213).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 6th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Muster and Certificates. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Carroll, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of dea

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