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||27th May, 1881
life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
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Nell Murphy on 29th January, 2019 wrote:
Patrick CURTIS was convicted at Wicklow, Ireland on 24 Feb 1840 for horse stealing. Previous offence. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Egyptian’ 1840.
Aged 25yrss; trade - a cooper; can read & write; 5’8” height; Roman Catholic; single man.
Native place of birth: County of Dublin, Ireland.
Colony of VDL:
15 mths Probation Period.
1st station - at Jerusalem, VDL.
1843: at Morven (Evandale)
1844: at Perth, VDL.
24 Jan 1846: Ticket of Leave granted.
9 Jan 1849: Conditional Pardon approved.
APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO MARRY:
24 June 1853: Mary O’Brien (Blackfriar) to Patrick CURTIS (free or free by servitude). (ref. 52/1/6). Ref. note - there were two Mary O’Brien’s on the ‘Blackfriar’ however the other Mary had noted on her Conduct Records that she married a Wm Smith.) Further note: A Patrick Curtis was a convict on the ‘Egyptian’ 1840 and was granted a Conditional Pardon in 1849, so would most likely be this person.
25 July 1853 - Mary O’Brien (Blackfriar), aged 24 yrs, widow to Patrick CURTIS, aged 27 yrs, bachelor at the Manse, Evandale according to Church of Scotland rites. (ref. 37/1/12 no. 1296)
David CURTIS born 14 Nov 1854 at Morven (Evandale), Tasmania. Father - Patrick CURTIS, carpenter. Mother - Mary OBRIEN. (ref. 33/1/32 no. 954)
Mary CURTIS born 1 Jan 1858 at Morven (Evandale), Tasmania. Father - Patrick CURTIS, wheelwright. Mother - Mary OBRIEN. (ref. 33/1/36 no. 1484)
Patrick CURTIS died 27 May 1881 aged 74 yrs, at Westbury, Tasmania. Trade - cooper. Cause - dysentry. Notified by son David Curtis, cooper at Westbury. (ref. 35/1/50 no. 707)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 29th January, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Curtis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 27th May, 1881, gender: m, occupation, crime