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John Gallagher

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gallagher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 16th November, 2020 wrote:

NAAS ASSIZES- March 28.  ... John Gallagher was also found Guilty tendering unlawful oath. ...
Saunders’s News-Letter, 3 April 1822.


Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
John Gallagher, age 28, per Countess of Harcourt (2) (1822), Tried at Kildare Co., 1822, Life,  DOB 1794,  native place, Kings Co., Shearer Ploughman. 


Colonial Secretary Index.

GALLAGHER, John. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1822.

1822 Dec 26 - On list of convicts landed from the “Countess of Harcourt” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.116)
1823 Jan 1 - One of five convicts victualled by William Mahony, District Constable at Appin, having been sent by mistake to Appin instead of Liverpool (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.152)
1823 Apr 12 - Government servant of Charles Throsby Junior. To be victualled from the Stores at Liverpool for six months (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.143)
THE Tickets of Leave, granted to the following Persons, have been cancelled for the reasons set against their respective names:
Countess of Harcourt (2), John Gallagher—Assault.
Colonial Secretary’s Office, 17th April 1832.
NSW Govt Gazette, 18 April 1832.

The Absolute and Conditional Pardons, granted to the undermentioned Individuals, are now lying at this Office, and will be delivered to the respective parties, on payment of the fees due thereon to the public :—
Conditional Pardons.
John Gallagher, Countess Harcourt.
NSW Govt. Gazette, 24 Mar 1843.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Gallagher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gender: m,

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