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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
30th May, 1802
30th October, 1802
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 189 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index.
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Maureen Withey on 8th September, 2021 wrote:
Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Murtagh Fortune, Atlas II 1801, Tried at Wexford, 1798, Life.
Found in 1811 muster.
Colonial Secretary Index.
FORTUNE, Murtogh. Per “Atlas”, Oct 1802.
1817 Dec 13
Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3177; 4/1851 p.114)
Murtogh Fortune, Atlas 1802, Absolute Pardon, 7 Aug 1821.
Remarks: To whom there was a Conditional Pardon, but never delivered in consequence of Fortune, having been forcibly taken away to the Derwent in the ship Chapman – Then a Constable at Sydney.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 8th September, 2021 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: Murtagh, surname: Fortune, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m,