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Cornelius Cullen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Cornelius Cullen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts

References

Primary source: TOL : State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4064]; Reel: 909 Court reports : Saunders news letter 23 & 29/4/1822 Dublin Ireland
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scott young on 23rd April, 2016 wrote:

Arrived Countess of Harcourt Dec 27 1822 ...( this vessel’s arrival is not yet registered in this list ).
Born in Co Wicklow , 5’5” inches tall,ruddy complexion , Brown hair,Blue eyes , cut on right eye. TOL granted on 27th June 1827 , allowed to remain in the district Prospect on recommendation of Parramatta bench 30th April 1827…Altered for the District of Upper Hunter River ..17th August 1827.
Cornelius was arrested near Nass about 30kms N/E of Wicklow .....i have saved the court reports , if anyone wants please contact and i will send thru .

D Wong on 5th November, 2016 wrote:

29/4/1822 Saunders’s News-Letter Dublin, Republic of Ireland:
RECORDERS COURT
Cornelius Cullen was put to the bar for stealing 12 sheep, on the 22nd instant, the property of the Rev. Richard Wolfe.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
CULLEN, Cornelius. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1822

1825: On list of convicts mustered in the service of Robert Crawford; in 1823-25 (Fiche 3126; 4/1841A No.176 p.151)

1825 Nov 21:  Convict in the service of Robert Crawford of Sydney at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.9)

1827: TOL
30/9/1839: COF

C1839: Permission to marry Eliza Beaghan (Margaret 1837)
NSW BDM has a marriage for Eliza Beaghan and ‘Christopher’ Cullen in 1839 at St Johns, Campbelltown.  (There was also a Cornelius CULLEN aka. Connor Quillan (Isabella 1822) in Campbelltown at the same time - he married Margaret Gannon).

NSW BDM has a death listed for Christopher Cullen in 1862 - Mother: Catherine.
Cannot be sure this was Cornelius.

Convict Changes History

scott young on 23rd April, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: TOL : State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4064]; Reel: 909 Court reports : Saunders news letter 23 & 29/4/1822 Dublin Ireland (prev. ), firstname: Cornelius, surname: Cullen, alias1: , alias2: , ali

D Wong on 5th November, 2016 made the following changes:

voyage

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