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Maurice Hickey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maurice Hickey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Waterford Ireland
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Boyd
Departure date: 10th March, 1809
Arrival date: 14th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: Convict ships to NSW
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Phil Hands on 24th April, 2018 wrote:

Maurice, a ‘Hedger’ by trade, was tried and convicted along with Patrick Keane for highway treason in Waterford, Ireland, in 1809, for burglary & robbery on Thomas Sinnott of Waterford, and attempted murder, both were given the death sentence but this was later commuted to transportation for life.
Left Cork on 10th March 1809.
Ship:- the ‘Boyd’ sailed with 139 male convicts on board of which 5 died during the voyage.
Arrived on 14th August 1809.

Finns Leinster Journal Saturday 5th March 1808.
On Saturday last Patrick KEAN and Maurice HICKEY were committed to Waterford Gaol by John Douse Langley Esq, charged with robbing and attempting to murder Thomas Sinnott, of Carriganure, in the County of Waterford.

On the 1st June 1812, Maurice married convict Bridget Quinn (‘Providence I’ 1811) at St. John’s Parramatta by the Rev. Samuel Marsden with both signing the register with their ‘mark’.

Convict Changes History

Phil Hands on 24th April, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Convict ships to NSW (prev. ), firstname: Maurice, surname: Hickey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1787, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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