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William Cassidy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Cassidy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: -
Convicted at: Cork City
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 15th November, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
William Cassidy, age 40, per Countess of Harcourt (2) (1822), Tried at Cork City, 1822, 7 years,  DOB 1782,  native place,  Armagh Co., Groom. Remarks: Colonial Sentence.


Colonial Secretary Index.

CASSIDY, William. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1822

1823 Feb 14 - On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.21)

1824 Dec 14 - Of Mitchell’s Road Party; six months in the Gaol Gang for theft. On return of convicts tried and punished at Liverpool (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.38)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Cassidy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1782, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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