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William Devitt

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Devitt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing a pig
Convicted at: Kings County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 27th September, 1825
Arrival date: 18th February, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 32 other convicts


Primary source: D Wong
Source description:

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 30th November, 2012 wrote:

William Devitt was 30 years old and a native of Clare, Ireland, he was single and and Groom/Labourer.

1833: Sydney Quarter Sessions - Stole a pair of brogues from Mr M Gilligan of Sydney and was remanded.

1846: Donated to the Irish Relief Fund.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1772, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Steve Thomas on 27th January, 2015 made the following changes:

voyage, source: D Wong (prev. )

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