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John Donnellan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Donnellan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Galway
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 81 other convicts


Primary source: Sydney Gazette, 14 Apr 1829.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Donnellan, age 25, Isabella I (3) 1823, Tried at Galway Co, 1822, sentence 7 years. Native of Loughrea Galway Co. Trade- ploughman shearer.

Public Notice.
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last Week ; viz.
Isabella (3). John Donnellan
Sydney Gazette, 14 Apr 1829.

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

Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Indent No; 83
Offence; Sheep stealing
Date of Trial - Spring assizes 1822
Age; 28
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Complexion;  Dark
Hair; Dark
Eyes; Grey

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Sydney Gazette, 14 Apr 1829. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Donnellan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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


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