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Paul Corrigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Paul Corrigan
Aliases: Coryan, Connaghan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 15th September, 2016 wrote:

National Archives, UK.
Convicts received on board the Bencoolen at Cove of Cork in Ireland
Paul Coryan, aged 20; where and when tried, September 1818, Dublin; crime, felony of handkerchiefs; term of transportation, 7 years.
(Should read Corrigan)**

Sick List of the Bencoolen 1819:
Paul Corrigan; disease or hurt, pain in the bowels, indigestion and costiveness. Taken ill, 29 June. Discharged 1 July.

16/9/1819: Arrived VDL per ‘Admiral Cockburn’.

Paul Corrigan was 5’5 3/4” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, scar between eyebrows.

14/4/1821Hobart Town Gazette:
Paul Corrigan. Employed in the warehouse. Sentenced to be transported to Newcastle for 3 years for stealing tobacco, the Bench intimating their knowledge of his being a very bad character.

Assigned to William Dun by July 1824.
Assigned to John Eales 1 October 1824.
Back with Government at Newcastle by July 1825.

8/9/1825: COF - NSW.

1828 Muster: Listed as Connaghan 30 years old, catholic, labourer with James Adair, Cardoness, Patersons Plains.

1837: Employed by Dr Evans Newcastle.

No marriage or death found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Paul, surname: Corrigan, alias1: Coryan, alias2: Connaghan, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000, gender: m

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