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Patrick Flynn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Flynn
Aliases: Flinn
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 21st May, 1862
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rioting/unlawful oaths
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 17th April, 2019 wrote:

Patrick Flynn was listed as 34 years old on arrival.  Also listed as 30 on Irish Convicts to New South Wales website.

26/2/1811: Married Hanora Connor at Shandrum, Cork, Ireland.
They had 7 children - Honora and the children must have come to Sydney.
Hanora died 11/6/1852 in Parramatta Street, Sydney.  Children died around the Balmain area.

Patrick was 5’10” tall, freckled complexion, stout made, hazel eyes, black hair, a mole and a cut on 4th finger of right hand.

Transported for ‘Unlawful Oaths’

Occupation: Soldier/Ploughman.

Patrick was also listed as a Whiteboy Rebel.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
FLYNN, Patrick. Per “Southworth”, 1822

1822 Dec 22:  On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Mr Palmer’s clearing party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.129)

1823 Dec 19: On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Prisoners Barracks, Sydney (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.245)

27/12/1830: TOL Pitt Water.
21/11/1835: CP

21/5/1862: Patrick Flynn died at Balmain and was buried and Sand Hills, NSW.

22/5/1862 Empire, Sydney:
FLINN—At the residence of Mr. James Powell, Datchett-street, Balmain, Mr. Patrick Flinn, late of Pitt Water, aged 84 years.

D Wong on 4th May, 2019 wrote:

His wife Honora and children Ann, Mary and Thomas emigrated in 1826 on the “Thames” and were reunited with Patrick.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th April, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Flynn, alias1: Flinn, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1778, date of death: 21st May, 1862, gender:

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