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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Navin, Navan, Kneavan
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 17th May, 2020 wrote:
Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
William Knavin, alias Navin Navan, age 24, per Isabella I (3) (1823). Tried at Castlebar Mayo Co, sentence 7 years. Native of Mayo Co., Shepherd. DOB 1799.
Connaught Journal, Galway, Ireland. Thursday, April 3, 1823
March 31,- On Friday evening the Assizes terminated - The following convictions took place.
Pat LEA, for stealing two sheep, to be transported for seven years.
John GRADY for stealing a sheep, the same sentence.
Mathew KIRBY, for stealing a lamb, the same sentence.
William KNEAVIN and Pat GOODWIN, for stealing three sheep, same sentence.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th January, 2021 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, Bound Indentures
Name; William Knairn. [Knavin] Age; 24 
Trial; 7 years
Native Place; Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Height; 5 ft 4 1/4
Hair; Dk. Brown
1828 - 18 Aug. Certificate of Leave. 28/263.
1830 - 1 Nov. Certificate of Freedom. 30/755.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th May, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Knavin, alias1: Navin, alias2: Navan, alias3: Kneavan, alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation,