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William Daly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Daly
Aliases: Daley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 4th July, 1836
Age: 30 years

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: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures and Convict Register of Deaths.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 21st March, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that William Daly was 24 years old.  He could read and write; religion Catholic; status single and a native of Limerick.  He was a farm servant.  He was convicted at Limerick on 15 March 1828 for robbing a person and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - height 5 feet 10 inches; complexion ruddy; hair black to grey and eyes hazel.  Transport number 168.
He was assigned to Mr Charles Throsby, Glenfield.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1835 (number 35/495).
Comment on Convict Indentures states that ‘murdered at Maitland on 4 July 1836 as reported by Mick Cahill’.  (a fellow convict).  The Convict death register states that William Daley was buried on 7 July 1836 at Glebe Cemetery, East Maitland.  Birth year 1806.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 21st March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures and Convict Register of Deaths. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Daly, alias1: Daley, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 4th July, 1836, gender:

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