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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to Life
22nd February, 1839
17th June, 1839
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 37 other convicts
||Surgeon Superintendent James Barr Medical Journal 14 January to 23 June 1839
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Iris Dunne on 13th November, 2016 wrote:
Crime: Shooting with intent to kill
Trial 16 July 1838
Martin Kelly was unwell in gaol but speaking no English his complaints had been overlooked and he was also suffering phthisis when sent on board. According to James Barr, he had appeared broken-hearted and became gradually weaker but he had not complained and would not have done so but for one of his messmates bringing him to the hospital. He was ‘a native of Tipperary, a Whiteboy, and had been engaged in several murders’. He died in Sydney hospital in 1840.
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 13th November, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Surgeon Superintendent James Barr Medical Journal 14 January to 23 June 1839 (prev. ), firstname: Martin, surname: Kelly, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1805, date of death: 1840, gende