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Michael Harrington

Michael Harrington, one of 280 convicts transported on the Hougoumont, 10 October 1867

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Harrington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1886
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Irish rebel
Convicted at: Dublin General Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hougoumont
Departure date: 10th October, 1867
Arrival date: 9th January, 1868
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 264. Western Australia, Convict Records, Registers(128/40-43), Reel No.FCN42 and General Register, Ref.No. ACC1156/R16.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

scott young on 14th May, 2016 wrote:

The Great Australian Escape https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalpa_rescue
Well documented ,published and promoted escape of the Militant Fenian band of convicts from Perth

Iris Dunne on 10th January, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 7 July 1866, Life, Single, aged 40, Laborer, can read and write
Crime: Mutinous conduct and Desertion

Convict Changes History

scott young on 14th May, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Lachlan on 9th January, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1886 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 10th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 264. Western Australia, Convict Records, Registers(128/40-43), Reel No.FCN42 and General Register, Ref.No. ACC1156/R16. (prev. Australian Joint Copyin

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