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Michael Leary

Michael Leary, one of 300 convicts transported on the York, 07 October 1862

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Leary
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Mariner
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 8 years

Crime: Wounding with intent
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 8 years
Ship: York
Departure date: 7th October, 1862
Arrival date: 31st December, 1862
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 461 (232)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 26th June, 2018 wrote:

Michael Leary was listed as 30 years old on arrival in WA.

Michael was single, 5’3½” tall, brown hair, dark grey eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, Anchor in red ink right arm, do.in blue ink left arm.

28/3/1864: TOL
20/4/1867: CP
10/1/1870: COF

Comments: Wood cutter, labourer, self-employed, 1864; boatman. 
To Singapore, 12/2/1873.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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