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Francis Lawless

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Lawless
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 29th December, 1874
Age: 88 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Boyd
Departure date: 10th March, 1809
Arrival date: 14th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts

References

Primary source: Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849- (online databse)
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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 13th December, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, at St Philips, Sydney in 1816, Francis married Catherine Kearns.
Catherine was the daughter of Matthew Kearns (Second FLeet Convict, 1790, “Neptune”) and Ann Farralley (Convict, 1793, “Sugar Cane”) and aged about 16 at the time of the marriage.
Francis and Catherine had 6 children between 1817 and 1836.

Denis Pember on 13th December, 2016 wrote:

The family is recorded in the 1825 Muster:
Lawless, Francis, absolute pardon, Boyd, 1809, life, victualler of Pitt Street Sydney.
Lawless, Francis, 8, born in the colony, child of above.
Lawless, Catherine, born in the colony, wife of Francis Lawless Pitt Street Sydney.
Lawless, Ann, 5, born in the colony, child of Francis Lawless, Pitt Street.
Lawless, Elizabeth, 2.9, born in the colony, child of Francis Lawless Pitt Street.

And again in the 1828 Census…
Page 231…
[Ref L0332] Lawless, Francis, 38, absolute pardon, Boyd, life, Catholic, publican, Pitt Street Sydney. 7 horses, 400 cattle.
[Ref L0333] Lawless, Catherine, 28, born in the colony.
[Ref L0334] Lawless, Ann, 8, born in the colony.
[Ref L0335] Lawless, John, 3, born in the colony.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 13th December, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: Mayberry, Peter; Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849- (online databse) (prev. ), firstname: Francis, surname: Lawless, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occ

Denis Pember on 13th December, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, date of birth: 1786 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th December, 1874 (prev. 0000), crime

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