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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
28th May, 1819
21st September, 1819
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 61 other convicts
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D Wong on 26th July, 2015 wrote:
TWO Thomas Cunningham’s on this voyage.
Thomas Cunningham was 46 years old on arrival and his native place was Galway County.
Colonial Secretary Papers: (They also noted 2 convicts with the same name, the 2nd Thomas Cunningham who was sentenced to life was at Bathurst, so the last 2 entries could pertain to him.)
CUNNINGHAM, Thomas. Per “Daphne”, 1819; two convicts of this name by this ship
1819 Sep 28: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Daphne” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.275)
1820-21; 1823: On lists of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown; in 1820-21 and 1823 (Reel 6050, 4/1746 p.140; Reel 6052, 4/1751 p.257; Reel 6059, 4/1773 p.159a)
1823 Apr 30: On list of convicts in the employ of William Cox of Clarendon and his two sons George and Henry; listed as Cuningham (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.469)
1823 Jun 21-1825 Sep 25: Shepherd. On lists of men belonging to the Government Stock Establishment at Bathurst (Reel 6031; 4/7029A pp.22-332)
1823 Oct 25: Labourer. Listed in an extract from the Mess Book of persons victualled in the Stock Department, Bathurst, from 28 Jun to 3 Oct 1823 (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.461)
1823 Dec 29: On list furnished by John Maxwell of men victualled in the Stock Establishment, Bathurst between 28 Jun and 3 Oct 1823 (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.496)
1824 Apr 10: On list of prisoners on establishment at Bathurst with sentences not transmitted (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.104)
1825 Dec 1,2: Charged at Bathurst with being an accomplice to bushrangers (Reel 6065; 4/1799 pp.217-9, 223, 227)
11/4/1826: Wife Catherine and child Elizabeth arrived per ‘Thames’.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th July, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Cunningham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1773, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime