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Peter Flynn, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 443 (223)
||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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Tim Flynn on 9th May, 2013 wrote:
D Wong on 3rd December, 2013 wrote:
Peter Flynn/Flinn was 5’10 1/2” tall, ruddy complexion, black hair and whiskers, brown eyes, RC and could neither read or write.
1838: TOL Bathurst.
30/11/1838: Tried at Sydney Supreme Court for Manslaughter (he had got into a fight and a man was killed). Found guilty and transported for life to Norfolk Island.
18/11/1845: Arrived VDL per Governor Phillip. At this time he was 39 years old.
1850: Married Sarah McTigue,(McTigh McTye) per Waverley 1847 at Oatlands.
Peter Flynn sponsored Sarah’s mother, Bridget McTigue and some of her siblings to be brought to Tasmania.
28/8/1874: Owned land at Oatlands, listed under the names of Peter and Sarah Flynn.
1875?? Peter died on the 22nd ??? (unreadable on the headstone) and is buried at Oatlands Cemetery. He was 67 years old.
Convict Changes History
Tim Flynn on 9th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1808, occupation, crime
D Wong on 3rd December, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of death 1875, gender