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Michael Higgins

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Higgins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 1st March, 1837
Age: 32 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: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 133 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 2nd February, 2017 wrote:

Michael Higgins was 24 years old on arrival in NSW - he was listed as a Whiteboy Rebel and his brother Patrick Higgins was also on board.

Crime:Maliciously injuring property.

Michael was married with 2 children.

Jan.1829: Assigned to Richard Fitzgerald at Windsor.
1837: Assigned to F. A. Heley, Brisbane Water.

1837: TOL

1/3/1837: Convict Death Register - Michael died - District/Parish: Brisbane water. J Faunce Police Magistrate. Date given March 1837 Ticket of Leave.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Higgins, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1805, date of death: 1st March, 1837, gender: m,

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