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Patrick Flynn

Patrick Flynn, one of 215 convicts transported on the Royal George, 25 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Flynn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 25th June, 1830
Arrival date*: 25th February, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 214 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 399 (202)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Tim Flynn on 22nd May, 2013 wrote:


Professional boxer, transported for acting as second in a fight were a bloke got killed.

Became a bushranger and died in a shoot out with police.

Maureen Withey on 15th February, 2021 wrote:

National Archives.

HO 17/54/91829 Oct

Prisoner name: Patrick Flynn or Patrick Flinn.

Prisoner age: 25.

Prisoner occupation: Farrier’s servant.

Court and date of trial: Old Bailey September Sessions 1829.

Crime: Manslaughter of Frederick Wentworth in a [prize] fight.

Initial sentence: Transportation for life.

Gaoler’s report: Here before and convicted of manslaughter.

Annotated: Nil.

Petitioner(s): Patrick Flinn (the convict); Daniel Flinn, the prisoner’s father, with 17 inhabitants of Bloomsbury and its environs; Lawrence Devine (convict’s master) with all members of the trial jury.

Grounds for clemency: He has a pregnant wife and infant child and two parents entirely dependent upon him for support. Regrets his action and will not engage in prize-fighting anymore.

Additional Information: Convicted with William Davis.

Convict Changes History

Tim Flynn on 22nd May, 2013 made the following changes:


Tim Flynn on 22nd May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805

Tim Flynn on 22nd May, 2013 made the following changes:


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