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Sentenced to 7 years
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Dennis Nightingale on 14th May, 2015 wrote:
Born - Tyrone, Galway County Ireland. Listed as a Irish Rebel - Bleacher.
Robert Doogan was affiliated with the United Irishmen. He was arrested and tried in 1798 with many others, including:- John Austin, Brien Byrne, Richard Byrne, Benjamin Carrol, Christopher Coleman, Thomas Brady, Joseph Davis, , Partrick Duffy, Thomas Ennis, Roger Gavin, John Hewitt, Robert Keane, John Kinkaid, John McDonald, Joseph McKinly, Charles McClean Ferdinand Maurant, Joseph Murray, Michael Mulhall, William Noble, Owen Nugent, John Reddington, William Russell and Robert Wilson
Following his trial in 1798, Robert Doogan was named in the Banishment Act and would become a voluntary exile. The Banishment Act (38 George III, c.78) pardoned named individuals concerned in a rebellion. Return to British dominions or passage to a country at war with Britain were prohibited. There were approximately 100 Wicklow men transported after the rebellion of 1798. Another 500 from other counties would also join them in Australia.
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 30th December, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1779, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Dennis Nightingale on 14th May, 2015 made the following changes:
Mitchel Library NSW - United Irishmen NSW 1800 - 1806. (prev. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au), occupation, crime