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Michael Cronin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Cronin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Ploughman and shepherd
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: House robbery
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 2nd March, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Michael Cronin is 30 years old.  He could read and write; religion Catholic, status married with 3 children and a native of County Cork.  He is a plough man, raps and is a shepherd.  He was convicted of house robbery at City Cork on 28 March 1828 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 9 1/2 inches; complexion sallow; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 58.
Assigned to Mr Wiseman, Hawkesbury.
Received his ticket of leave in 1833 (number 33/1140) and Certificate of Freedom in 1835 (number 35/346)

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 2nd March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Cronin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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