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Michael Connor

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Connor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 18th July, 1884
Age: 79 years

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 Life

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sophia
Departure date: 15th September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 186 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Keith South on 14th April, 2015 wrote:

Michael was a native of Meath Co, 24 and single

Leonie Low on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

Assigned to Alexander Berry and Edward Wollstonecraft.
Worked at Coolangatta estate Berry as a ploughman before moving to Crows Nest estate Berrys Bay where he was Berry’s boatman and watchman.
Received his Ticket of Leave 3 Jun 1837.
Married 11 Sep 1837 Julia Quilligan.
Built a sandstone cottage overlooking the wharf at Berrys Bay.
Received his Conditional Pardon 1 Oct 1841.
Had seven children all born at Berrys Bay - Mary 1839, Michael 1840, John 1841, Julia Ann 1843, William 1845, Bedelia 1847 and James Joseph 1851.
Died 18 Jul 1884 in his cottage at Berrys Bay.
Buried 23 Jul 1884 at Coopers Flat Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 14th April, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi?requestType=Search&ship=Sophia+(1829) (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Connor, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1805, date

Leonie Low on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 18th July, 1884 (prev. 0000)

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