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Michael Fox

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Fox
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 19th July, 1827
Arrival date: 8th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Moreton Bay Convict Records.
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Maureen Withey on 9th April, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Michael Fox, age 18, per Eliza II (1) 1827, Tried at Tipperary. 1827, sentence 7 years,  for Stealing pigs, Native of Tipperary, Single, Catholic, trade – Farm boy. DOB. 1809. Remarks – Norfolk Island.


Moreton Bay Convict Records.
Michl. Fox, per Eliza 3, Tried at Tipperary, 29 Mar 1827, 7 years, for pig stealing, trade – Stone cutter. Colonial Sentence: tried at Crim. Court at Camp. Town, 18 Aug 1830, Highway Robbery, 14 years commuted from Death recorded. Run 18 April 1832.
Description: Michael Fox,  Native of Tipperary Co., age 18, 5 ft 7 ΒΌ. Fresh comp, brown hair, hazel eyes. R.C. religion.


Campbell Town Assizes
We have been favoured with the following complete list of the prisoners tried
before the Honourable the CHIEF JUSTICE, at the adjourned Sessions of the Supreme Court, held at Campbell Town.
MONDAY, 16th.
Patrick Cullen, Michael Fox, John Egan, and Edward Ward, were indicted for a highway robbery, at Liverpool, on the 10th July last, upon one Daniel Mageen. Guilty, Death.
Sydney Gazette, 26 Aug 1830.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th April, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Moreton Bay Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Fox, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 0000, gender: m, oc

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