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||2nd December, 1882
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 20th October, 2017 wrote:
6/3/1839 Limerick Chronicle:
John Burke and Patrick Crofts were indicted for administering an unlawful oath to Dorah Piper, on 23rd October last, while searching for firearms, and in another count for stealing a bayonet, the property of John Piper, near Adair.
Patrick Crofts was 30 years old when transported to NSW for ‘Administering unlawful oaths’. He was a Widower with 1 male and 1 female children.
He and John Burke were disembarked at Norfolk lsland - then arrived in VDL per ‘Maitland’ 3/3/1844.
Birth date is given as 1802 (according to his death record) but was listed as being born in 1814.
4/1/1847: Married Maria Jacob/s at Hobart, he was 33 and a Gardener, she was 30, a spinster. Both lived in Warwick Street.
No children found.
March 1867: Was working in the government gravel quarry in the domain.
31/1/1872: Elector in West Hobart.
2/12/1882: Patrick died at the New Town Charitable Establishment, listed as 80 years old, a labourer, died of Senilis and was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, paupers section.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 20th October, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Crofts, alias1: Croft, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 2nd December, 1882, gender: m, occu