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Michael Dooner

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Dooner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 2nd February, 1872
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Longford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 22nd February, 1839
Arrival date: 17th June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 37 other convicts


Primary source: State Records NSW - Ship List
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 24th November, 2016 wrote:

Aged 25
Catholic and Single
Height 5 feet 5
Eyes Blue
Hair Brown
Complexion Fresh
Tried 2 March 1838
Native place: Longford Co.

D Wong on 24th November, 2016 wrote:

Michael Dooner was transported for ‘unlawfully compelling Patrick Ward to quit his employment’ he was detained at Kilmainham Gaol, Co. Dublin, 23/03/1838.
Convict resides in the Parish of Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Convict was convicted with Owen Costello, for the same offence.

Owen Costello/Costelloe was also on board - he was transported for ‘Whiteboyism’ and Michael Dooner’s crime is listed as ‘Burglary’.

Father: James Dooner
Mother: Maria

1843: TOL Moreton Bay.

3/2/1851: Married Ellen Flannery in Brisbane - they had 12 children.  Ellen died 18/9/1877

2/2/1872:  Michael died aged 58 years in Ipswich, QLD., and was buried at Ipswich Pioneer Cem. Qld., as was Ellen.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 24th November, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Records NSW - Ship List (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Dooner, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1814, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 24th November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd February, 1872 (prev. 0000)

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