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John Irwin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Irwin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 12th June, 1798
Occupation: Mason and labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Glasgow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Susan
Departure date: 7th March, 1834
Arrival date: 8th July, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW; Kingswood, NSW Gaol Description & Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Series: 2517; Item: 4/6296; Roll: 855 & Series 2374, Item 2/2005, Roll 136 & Series 2514, Item 4/6437, Roll 853 & Series 2424, Item 4/6445, Roll 189.
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Community Contributions

Ross Irwin on 8th November, 2020 wrote:

Vessel Arrived In Susan 1834
Date of Admission 05/02/1839 (5 Feb 1839)
Gaol Sydney
Gaol Location Sydney New South Wales Australia
To Norfolk Island 19 March 1839 (?)

Iris Dunne on 8th November, 2020 wrote:

Newcastle Gaol 29 Nov. 1838 to 3 Jan. 1835, Roman Catholic, Trade Labourer

Sydney Gaol 3 Jan. 1839 from Maitland, Trade Labourer, Transported Norfolk Island 19 March 1839

Phoenix Hulk ship in Sydney Harbour (1839), Original Conviction: Glasgow, Sept. 1833 for Shop Lifting, Sentence 7 years, Sydney Supreme Court for Burglary, Transported 10 years 19 March 1839

Convict Changes History

Ross Irwin on 8th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: State Archives NSW; Kingswood, New South Wales; Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Series: 2517; Item: 4/6296; Roll: 855 (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Irwin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alia

Iris Dunne on 8th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, source: State Archives NSW; Kingswood, NSW Gaol Description & Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Series: 2517; Item: 4/6296; Roll: 855 & Series 2374, Item 2/2005, Roll 136 & Series 2514, Item 4/6437, Roll 853 & Series 2424, Item 4/644

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