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John Doway

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Doway
Aliases: Downey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Antrim
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 22nd February, 1839
Arrival date: 17th June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 17th March, 2017 wrote:

John DOWAY was convicted at Antrim, Ireland in 1837/38 for stealing a bullock. Former conviction. Life Sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Waverley’ arriving 1839.

Aged 28yrs; labourer; married - 1 male child, 2 female children. (ref: convict records, NSW)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 17th March, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/ http://members.tip.net.au (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Doway, alias1: Downey, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender:

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