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Robert Dwyer

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Dwyer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farrier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 25th May, 1819
Arrival date: 26th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 16th July, 2020 wrote:

OCCUPATION: Farrier / groom (see Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849, by Peter Mayberry).

Dianne Jones on 16th July, 2020 wrote:

1818, 18 June: Found guilty of cow stealing; to be sentenced on 20 June.

1818, 20 June: Robert Dwyer was “recommended for mercy by Grand Jury, to be transported for seven years” (see Freeman’s Journal 20 June 1818).

Dianne Jones on 16th July, 2020 wrote:

1819, 25 August: Robert DWYER 21, 5’4½”, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, native place Waterford County (see NSW Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1818-1819).

Dianne Jones on 5th August, 2020 wrote:

1825, 2 June: Robert DWYER, per Mary 1819, Certificate of Freedom #5/3848; groom and farrier, 27 [i.e. born 1798]; 5’5½”, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes (see NSW, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867; Registers of Certificates of Freedom).

1825: Robert DWYER – free by servitude – Mary 1819, groom, Sydney (see NSW and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849, New South Wales General muster A-L 1825).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 16th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: Robert, surname: Dwyer, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000,

Dianne Jones on 16th July, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, crime

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