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Andrew Hickey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Hickey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: 5th March, 1885
Age: 78 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: -
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 10th May, 1832
Arrival date: 6th September, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts


Primary source: Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm & Destitute, Admissions October 1883
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 26th August, 2018 wrote:

Andrew Hickey was transported for Life on “Eliza” no 6 arriving NSW in 1832.
He was 25 years old and had been tried in Co Clare for “unlawful oaths” (per indent).
He describe himself as a “labourer, reaps”. The typed indent recorded that he was single, could not read or write, RC. He was freckled, with sandy hair, blue eyes, 5ft 8&1/2 in tall,  and no marks or tattoos upon him.

Another handwritten ship muster roll recorded him as being 5ft 10on, red hair, grey eyes and ruddy complexion and his crime was “Administering unlawful oaths”.

Hickey and three others of same or similar age (Dennis & Michael Kelliher and Daniel Donnellan) were transported from Co Clare for “unlawful oaths”, all tried at the same sizes, 25 February 1832. Al given life, all with no former convictions.

He died in the NSW Liverpool Asylum for the infirm & Destitute on 5th March 1885 aged about 78 yrs (recorded as aged 75), having been admitted 16 months earlier on 25 October 1883.

Ticket of Leave when he worked for “Smith, Queanbeyan” 40/2467 dated 1840. Government Gazette no 1268,
“The following prisoners .. have received Tickets of Leave: Queanbeyan, Hickey, Andrew “Eliza”“

Conditional Pardon no 47/649 dated 11 July 1847 (See also “The Australian, 19 Oct 1847 p.4)

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 26th August, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm & Destitute, Admissions October 1883 (prev. ), firstname: Andrew, surname: Hickey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of death: 5th March, 1885, g

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