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Maurice Fitzgerald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maurice Fitzgerald
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1759
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 22nd October, 1815
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: Horse theft
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 24th August, 1799
Arrival date: 11th January, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au Burial Transcripts Of Sydney Old Cemetary. http://colsec.records.nsw.gov.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 30th December, 2012 wrote:

FITZGERALD, Maurice. Per “Minerva”, 1800
1810 Oct 9
Prisoner at Port Dalrymple. Conditional pardon to be delivered to (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.100)
n.d.
On list of convicts who have received absolute pardons [Nov 1812] (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 p.78)

Dennis Nightingale on 15th May, 2015 wrote:

Born - Cork County Ireland. Listed as an Irish Rebel.

Katrina on 19th April, 2018 wrote:

Maurice was falsely convicted of horse stealing.

A book has been written about his and his brother, Michael’s, life called Victims of Tyranny by Brendan Whiting.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 30th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1759, date of death 22nd October, 1815, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 30th December, 2012 made the following changes:

source

Dennis Nightingale on 15th May, 2015 made the following changes:

crime

Katrina on 19th April, 2018 made the following changes:

crime

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