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Patrick Kelly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Kelly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Stable boy
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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Louth Assizes, Dundalk
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 25th March, 1817
Arrival date: 26th July, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1817; and New South Wales, Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1814-1818
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 wrote:

IN IRELAND:

Summer, 1816: Patrick Kelly was tried in County Louth, convicted and sentenced to death for highway robbery—commuted to transportation for life.

28 December, 1816: He was admitted to Kilmainham jail, in Dublin, listed as prisoner #3086, a convict from Dundalk, County Louth. He was sent from the jail to board the convict ship Chapman on 18 January, 1817 (Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924; Dublin; Kilmainham; 1815-1910).

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Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 wrote:

IN NSW:

1817: On arrival in NSW, Patrick Kelly was listed as a 22 years old stable helper from Ardee, County Louth; 5’6½” tall with a dark, pock-pitted complexion, brown hair and hazel eyes (New South Wales, Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1817; and New South Wales, Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1814-1818).

9 August, 1817: He was #65, one of 70 convicts (69 from the Chapman and one from the Pilot) who were forwarded to VDL per the brig Jupiter.

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Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 wrote:

IN VDL:

28 March, 1822: By this time he had a Ticket of Leave but forfeited it for being “drunk and disorderly and forcibly entering the dwelling house of Bartholomew Reardon and violently assaulting and beating him”. For this offence, he also received 50 lashes and ... [illegible] months in the Gaol Gang in irons (https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-23$init=CON31-1-23p181).

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 wrote:

1823 Muster: He was listed as being assigned to Public Works (New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849; Tasmania; List of convicts (incomplete); 1823).

15 April, 1826: Patrick Kelly was granted a Free Pardon (https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-23$init=CON31-1-23p181).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1817; and New South Wales, Convict Indents, 1788-1842; Bound Indentures 1814-1818 (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Kelly, alias1:

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, occupation

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 made the following changes:

term: 99 years, crime

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 made the following changes:

voyage

Dianne Jones on 24th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000)

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