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Edward Corrigan

Edward Corrogan, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Corrigan
Aliases: Corrogan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 4th February, 1863
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Carmarthen Great Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 177 (90)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 7th March, 2015 wrote:

Edward Corrigan was transported for breaking entering and stealing watches.

2/9/1823: Married Eleanor Brady at Airds.
They lived in Wollongong.  5 children.

14/11/1823: Assigned to his wife Eleanor Corrigan nee Brady at Airds.

5/5/1825: COF
He was appointed as the local poundkeeper.

Made police constable and postmaster in the Wollongong district and in 1832 he was made the first Chief Constable of the district between Bulli and Shoalhaven, a position he held before resigning in 1838.

Edward and Eleanor lived in Crown Street Wollongong.

4/2/1863: Edward died at Wollongong and is buried in the Old Wollongong Burial Ground.

Susan McCall on 15th June, 2018 wrote:

He is mentioned on this wikitree page:  https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Small-1492

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th March, 2015 made the following changes:

surname: Corrigan (prev. Corrogan), alias1: Corrogan, date of birth: 1764 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 7th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 1764), date of death: 4th February, 1863 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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