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John Dwyer

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dwyer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Carlow County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 19th May, 1839
Arrival date: 27th September, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 107 other convicts


Primary source: State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12189, [X642], 1939, Blenheim, p.3
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2016 wrote:

NSW 1839 Ship List: Convict No.39-1152, could not read or write, Roman Catholic, single, Native place:County Carlow, Tried 19 March 1839, previous conviction:12 months, Height:5 feet 3, complexion sallow and freckled, dark brown hair, hazel eyes

Maureen Withey on 22nd March, 2022 wrote:

Dated 2nd February, 1852.
Pardons available everywhere, save in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Dwyer John, Blenheim 2.
The Maitland Mercury, 20 March 1852.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12189, [X642], 1939, Blenheim, p.3 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Dwyer, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupa

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