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Lawrence Dunlay

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lawrence Dunlay
Aliases: Laurence, Dunley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Miller
Date of Death: 1865
Age: 56 years

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 Life

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Portland
Departure date: 21st February, 1833
Arrival date: 26th June, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Title: Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4017]; Microfiche: 685
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Community Contributions

LesTobin on 24th April, 2013 wrote:

Arrived on the Portland(2), this vessel cannot be selected as it is not on the list.

D Wong on 25th April, 2013 wrote:

Lawrence Dunlay was 24 years old when transported.  He was married.

1841: TOL Goulburn
1/6/1848: CP

1842: Married Bridget McCormick at Goulburn.  They had 4 children. (Listed as Dunley)

14/6/1867: Son Laurence Dunlay was charged with robbing a German man named Brandle, under arms, robbing him of a gun and a watch - sent for trial at Yass.  His father was dead and his mother had no means of support.

1865: Laurence Snr. died at Yass.

Convict Changes History

LesTobin on 24th April, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1809, date of death 1865, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 25th April, 2013 made the following changes:

voyage, firstname Lawrence (prev. Lawrce), alias1, alias2

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