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John Maloney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Maloney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hadlow
Departure date: 2nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 5th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Ancestry and Archives of NSW
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 16th April, 2020 wrote:

John Maloney Hadlow 1820 convict muster. Crime: cow stealing

John Maloney Hadlow return of convicts 1825
Ship Hadlow. Convict. Date of sentence 1818. 7 Years. Government servant to William Sykes of Argyle.

Certificate of Freedom
Archives of NSW via Ancestry
Ship: Hadlow 2. Master: Craigie. Year of arrival: 1820. D.O.B: 1800. Native Place: Clare Ireland. Trade: labourer. Place of trial: Clare. Date: summer 1819. Height: 5’ 91/2”. Hair: brown. Complexion: ruddy. Eyes: Hazel

Ticket of leave 22/12/1829. reg no 11/1062

Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2022 wrote:

John Malony and Patrick Crotty, cow stealing; to be transported for seven years.
Limerick Gazette, 3 Aug 1819.

Maureen Withey on 29th March, 2022 wrote:

Colonial Secreatary Index.

John Maloney. Per Hadlow 1820, On return of convicts returned to Government , transferred and assigned to settlers in the district of Appin. Date 1/1/1824.
John Maloney, per Hadlow 1820, Appointed chief constable at Appin. 19/12/1825.


Letter, dated 19/12/1825, to Colonial Secretary:
Sir, I have the honor to enclose a Return of some changes that necessarily took place in the Police Establishment of Appin, lately.
I congratulate muself upon having at length procured an active and intelligent man to undertake the duties of Chief Constable of Appin, where I have hitherto had but little cause to be vain of my appointments. I have a very good opinion of John Maloney’s Principles as well …
NSW Colonial Secretary – AO reel 6064.

John Malony, Chief Constable, Appin, James Jackson, ex-publican, of Campbell Town, Whaley, Constable of Myrtle Creek and Robert Higgins of Bargo, have all severally been fined in the full penalty of 25/. sterling, for selling spirituous liquors without a licence.
The Monitor, 16 June 1826.


Government Notice.  Colonial Secretary’s Office, August 8, 1826.
THE Governor has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police:
Appin—Malachy Ryan, Chief Constable, to be Poundkeeper, vice John Malony, dismissed for improper Conduct.
By His Excellency’s Command, ALEXANDER McLEAY.
Sydney Gazette, 9 Aug 1826.

1828 NSW Census Index.
John Malony, age 26, F.S. Hadlow, 1819, catholic, Reaper to Wm. Cox, Hunters River district.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 16th April, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Ancestry and Archives of NSW (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Maloney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 0000, gender: , occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 16th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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