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Michael Kavanagh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Kavanagh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 25th September, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that Michael Kavannagh was 26 years old.  He could read and write; religion Roman Catholic; status married with two son and a native of County Wexford.  He was an in-door servant, garden labourer and groom.  Michael was convicted of sheep stealing at Dublin on 2 January 1836 and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 3 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 20.  Prisoner number 36-1825.
Received ticket of leave on 28 May 1847 (number 47/474) at Parramatta, NSW.
Received Conditional Pardon in 1851/2 (number 51/467 and 52/516).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 25th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Kavanagh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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