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Thomas Curley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Curley
Aliases: Higgins, Mccurley, Curly
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Servant
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: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ann and Amelia
Departure date: 8th September, 1824
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 6th December, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Thomas Curley,  alias Higgins, McCurley, age on arrival, 31, per Ann and Amelia 1825, Tried Dublin, 1824, 7 years.  DOB 1794, native of Longford Co.  Servant outdoor. 


ADM 101/3/3
Medical and surgical journal of the Ann and Amelia convict ship for 22 July 1824 to 5 January 1825 by James Lawrence, surgeon and superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a passage from England to Ireland and from Ireland to New South Wales.

Folios 6-9: John Curley, aged 29; disease or hurt, on both legs several unhealthy looking ulcers with irregular edges and the integuments surrounding them are of a livid appearance. Has also on his legs and thighs several small boils and livid blotches. His gums are spongy and bleed upon pressure and is a good deal debilitated. Put on sick list, 29 October 1824. Discharged 3 January 1825 to the hospital at Sydney.


Convicts Index 1791-1873.
Thomas Curly, Anne & Amelia, 1825, Ticket of Leave, District Parramatta.

Thomas Curly, alias Higgins,  Anne & Amelia, 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 28 May 1831. TL 29/577.


THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last week; viz :—
Anne and Amelia, Thomas Carley, alias Higgins
Sydney Gazette, 7 June 1831.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Curley, alias1: Higgins, alias2: Mccurley, alias3: Curly, alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupatio

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