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Maurice Lineham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Maurice Lineham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Ireland, Waterford
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 Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 2nd September, 2020 wrote:

The Printed Convict Indentures state that Maurice Lineham was 18 years old.  He could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Wexford.  He was a stable boy.  Maurice was convicted of stealing a watch at Waterford on 10 October 1835 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had one prior conviction and served 6 months.  Physical attributes: Height - 5 feet 5 1/4 inches; complexion ruddy; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 171.  Prisoner number 36-1974.
Received ticket of leave in 1841 (number 41/1248).
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1843 (number (43/632).
Comment on indentures - ‘Brother, Richard Malochnie and James Lineham and sister Sarah Lineham, already in colony as convicts.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 2nd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Maurice, surname: Lineham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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