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John Lawler

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lawler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
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 9th September, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures states that John Lawler is 35 years old.  He could read and write: religion Roman Catholic; status single and is a native of Queen’s County.  He was a house painter.  John was convicted of stealing money at Dublin City on 29 February 1836 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had one prior convictions and served 6 months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 7 inches; complexion sallow; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 57.  Prisoner number 36-1862.
Received Ticket of leave on 8 December 1840 at Goulburn in the County of Argyle, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 9th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Lawler, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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