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Maureen Withey on 16th July, 2019 wrote:
LYONS, James. Per “Friendship”, 1800
1817 Dec 10 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3179; 4/1852 p.217)
1820 Jun 13,16 - Wharfinger at Field of Mars. Memorial (Fiche 3025; 4/1824B No.469 pp.733-8)
1822,1823 -Wharfinger at Government Wharf, Pennant Hills. Recommending Robert McIntosh for ticket of leave (Fiche 3221, 4/1866 p.68; Fiche 3234, 4/1870 p.22)
Colonial Secretary’s Office, March 5th, 1827.
HIS EXCELLENCY the GOVERNOR has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony :
Sydney - To be Constables:... James Lyons, Friendship (1), from 25th January, 1827;...
Sydney Gazette, 8 Mar 1827
D Wong on 17th July, 2019 wrote:
James Lyons was 25 years old on arrival.
James was a Whiteboy Rebel.
James was involved with the Irish Rebellion of 1798 which was an uprising against British rule in Ireland.
Occupation: Police constable/labourer.
James was 5’8½” tall, dark ruddy complexion, silvery grey hair, hazel eyes.
Jan. 1818: CP. An Absolute Pardon is also listed in 1818.
1828 Census: Constable, Rev. J.J. Therry, Hyde Park.
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 5th February, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes:
http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au), date of birth: 1775 (prev. 0000), occupation