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Patrick Halfpenny

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Halfpenny
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Reaper
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 Convict Index 1791-1873. Moreton Bay Convict Register.
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Nell Murphy on 14th October, 2017 wrote:

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

Aged 23 yrs; a farm reaper.
Brother: Michael HALFPENNY (transported to NSW on same ship 1825)
Native Place: Cashel, Tipperary, Ireland.

Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Patrick Halfpenny, age on arrival, 23, per Lonach (1825), Tried at Cashel Tipperary Co., 1825, 7 years. Insurrection.  DOB 1802. Native of Tipperary Co.  Reaper. Remarks: Brother Michael arrived per same ship.


Absconded Prisoners.
2. Halfpenny Patrick, Lonack, 28, Labourer, Tipperary, 5 feet 10, grey eyes, dark blown hair, pale comp., from Sutton Forest Police, charged with Robbery, 3rd time of running.
Sydney Gazette, 13 Jan 1829.

Moreton Bay Convict Register.
Patk. Halfpenny, per Lonach, Tried Tipperary,  7 Apr 1825, for Insurrection, 7 years, Labourer. Colonial Conviction: Gen Sessions, Penrith, 24 Feb 1829, Cart robbery, 3 years. To Sydney, 4 July 1832. 
Description: Pat. Halfpenny, native of Tipperary, age 23, 5ft 10 ΒΌ in; pale comp,  dk brown hair,  dk grey eyes, catholic.

Convict Index 1791-1873.

Patrick Halfpenny,  per Lonach, 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 25 July1832. 3

Maureen Withey on 9th January, 2021 wrote:

I. Halfpenny, Patrick, Lonach, 20, Reaper, county of Tipperary, 5 feet 10, grey eyes, dark brown hair, pale comp, from No 1 Iron Gang.
Sydney Gazette, 26 Sep 1828.

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: Patrick, surname: Halfpenny, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 6th January, 2021 made the following changes:

source: http://members.pcug.org.au Convict Index 1791-1873. Moreton Bay Convict Register. (prev. http://members.pcug.org.au)

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