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Robert Doogan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Doogan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Political prisoner
Convicted at: Ireland, Tyrone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 24th August, 1799
Arrival date: 11th January, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au Mitchel Library NSW - United Irishmen NSW 1800 - 1806.
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Community Contributions

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:

source: http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au Mitchel Library NSW - United Irishmen NSW 1800 - 1806. (prev. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au), occupation, crime

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