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John Cunningham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cunningham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Bombay General Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Cawdry
Departure date: 1826
Arrival date: 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 13 other convicts

References

Primary source: 1828 Census Index.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 23rd October, 2020 wrote:

1828 Census Index.
J. Cunningham, age 35, G.S. per Cordrey, 1825, Life, labourer Wm, Daniels, Pattersons Plains.

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Principal Superintendent of Convicts’ Office,
Sydney, 16th June, 1842.
THE Undermentioned Prisoners of the Crown have obtained Tickets of Leave since the last day of publication.
County of St Vincent - Queanbeyan.
Cunningham, John – Cawdry.
NSW Govt Gazette, 21 Jun 1842.

Maureen Withey on 23rd October, 2020 wrote:

Item: 169763
Surname: Cunningham
First Name: John
Ship: Cawdry 1826
Date: 1826
Place: -
Source: AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 660
Details: Age 26. Native place Armagh. Occupation soldier. Tried at Bombay and sentenced to transportation for life for murder. Assigned to William Dun at Paterson on arrival

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th March, 2021 wrote:

1842 - 13 June. Ticket of Leave. 42/1531. Allowed to remain in the District of Queanbeyan. Altered to Berrima. 4 June 1844. No;44/2751.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Cawdry - 1826.
Indent No; 10
Name; Jno Cunningham.
Age; 26. [1800]
Catholic, Single, Unable to read or Write.
Native Place; Armagh
Trade or calling; Soldier
Trial where & Date; Bombay - 14 October 1821
Height; 5 ft. 9 1/2 in
Eyes; Dk. Hazel
Hair; Sandy Brown
Completion; Dark Ruddy

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: 1828 Census Index. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Cunningham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1793, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 23rd October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, occupation, crime

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