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Patrick Delany

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Delany
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1762
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts


Primary source: http://firstfleet.uow.edu.au
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Eric Harry Daly on 9th January, 2013 wrote:

Patrick DELANY

He was tried at York, Yorkshire on 8 March 1783 for assault and highway robbery with a value of 147 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 25 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as soldier. He died in 1787.

26 March 1784 - Sent to the Thames hulk Patrick was ordered to the ‘Mercury’ transport for America. After the convicts took over the ship he was one of the escapees captured as he struggled to reach shore.
24 May 1784 - Exeter: Sent to the ‘Dunkirk’ hulk and on 11 March 1787 embarked on the ‘Friendship’

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 9th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1762, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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