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Thomas Cunningham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cunningham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1773
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Daphne
Departure date: 28th May, 1819
Arrival date: 21st September, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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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’.

30/3/1826: CP

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

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