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Michael Halfpenny

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Halfpenny
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Ploughman
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 7 years

Crime: Irish rebel
Convicted at: Ireland. Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lonach
Departure date: 16th May, 1825
Arrival date: 4th September, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th October, 2017 wrote:

Michael HALFPENNY and his brother Patrick were convicted at Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland in 1825 for insurrection. Both received 7 yr transportation sentences and sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Lonach’ 1825.

Aged 27yrs; a ploughman
Brother: Patrick HALFPENNY (transported also on the ‘Lonach’ to NSW)
Native place: Tipperary, Ireland.

Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2021 wrote:

Convict Index 1791-1873.
Michael Halfpenny,  per Lonach, 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 10 Apr 1832. 32/0299.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Halfpenny, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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