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John Galvin, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 24 March 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 221 (112)
||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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Anonymous on 8th September, 2012 wrote:
John Galvin was 20 on arrival, he was transported for stealing boots. His native place was Cork, Ireland and he was single.
3/3/1845: COF renewed.
Dennis Nightingale on 19th April, 2015 wrote:
Born - Cork County Ireland. Crime - Stealing boots. Single. CF issued 44/427.
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 19th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime