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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 7th June, 2013 wrote:
Michael Dowd was 24 years old on arrival in NSW. He was Married and his native place was Roscommon.
Michael had numerous colonial sentences.
1/6/1836: Patrick Plains, Apprehended after absconding from J. Pringle.
1837: Assigned to the Government, Newcastle.
1837: Assigned to J. Pringle.
16/1/1838: Temporarily assigned to Rev. Wilton. Charged with pilfering. Discharged.
17/3/1845: Tried at Maitland Circuit Court for stealing 4 £1 notes from Edward Wright.
Found guilty - to be transported for 7 years.
28/5/1845: Arrived VDL per “Louisa”.
Sent to Port Arthur for 3 years.
Michael was then 35 years old, 5’6 1/4” tall, single,(he was married at the time he was transported) could not read or write, ruddy complexion, brown hair, grey eyes.
21/4/1848: Application for TOL refused.
16/9/1851: TOL revoked for being absent from muster.
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th June, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1810, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime