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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th March, 1885
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
10th May, 1832
6th September, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 11 other convicts
||Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm & Destitute, Admissions October 1883
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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