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Robert Fitzpatrick

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Fitzpatrick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 30th July, 1836
Age: 27 years

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 Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written); Convict Death Register (1836) and St. Luke's Burial Register.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 10th March, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Robert Fitzpatrick was 20 years old.  He could neither read nor write; religion Catholic; status single and a native of Rosgrea (?).  He ploughed and reaped.  He was convicted of cow stealing in March 1828 at Tipperary and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - height 5 feet 9 1/4 inches; complexion dark ruddy; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 16.
Assigned to Barry Woolstoncraft.
Comment in Indentures state that Robert Fitzpatrick died in Hospital, Liverpool dated 30 July 1836.  Convict Death Register states that he was buried on 30 July 1836 (incorrect date), aged 25 years old and resident in Liverpool District.  St. Luke’s, Liverpool County of Cumberland Parish Burial Register states that Robert Fitzpatrick was buried on 1 August 1836.  He was a resident of Liverpool Hospital, aged 25 and a prisoner of the crown.  The burial service was conducted by the Rev. Robert Cartwright, Church of England minister.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 10th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written); Convict Death Register (1836) and St. Luke's Burial Register. (prev. ), firstname: Robert, surname: Fitzpatrick, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of bir

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