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life span was 59 years*
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Sentenced to Life
||Convict ships to NSW
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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