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John Curtin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Curtin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: 4th August, 1829
Age: 36 years

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 7 years

Crime: Irish rebel
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: August, 1823
Arrival date: 16th December, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 78 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry NSW 1828 census
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2019 wrote:

John Curtin was convicted at Co. Cork in 1823, aged 29, and sentence 7 years. Born in Cork Co. Trade : reaper.

NSW 1828 census at Bathurst, in household of Charles Thos. Ware, a 22 yr old farmer, resident at Woodstock,
John Curtin, age 35, T.L. ship Isabella 1823, 7 year sentence, shepherd, catholic.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st October, 2020 wrote:

1823 - Convict servant of Robert Raine. To be victualled from the Stores at Bathurst for six months
1828 - 18 Aug. New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 28/165

Name: John Curtin
Birth Year: 1793/4
Immigration Year: 1823
Ticket Date: 18 Aug 1828
Ticket Place: New South Wales, Australia
Origin: Charleywell, County Cork
Vessel: Isabella (3) 1823
Calling; Labour. (Reaper on Bound Indentures)
Offence; No details
Date of Trial: 5 June 1823
Sentence;7 years
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/2 inches
Complexion; Fresh
Hair; Light Brown
Eyes; Grey
Noted against name; Allowed to remain in the district of Bathurst
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: John Curtin
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1799
Age: 30
Date of Death: 4 Aug 1829
District: Bathurst
Ship; Isabella

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 wrote:

Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Indent No; 23.
Offence; Insurrection

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry NSW 1828 census (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Curtin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cr

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th August, 1829 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 made the following changes:


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