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John Matthews

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Matthews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing seven sheep
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: 19th January, 1827
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 64 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. BDM Sydney. Irish Orphans Hyde Park Barracks. Trove.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Kilkenny Ireland. Married 3 children.

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 wrote:

95672 Matthews John - Mariner 1827. 
1831 20 July Newcastle Gaol NGE
Labourer from Kilkenny. Sent from Castle Forbes to Newcastle gaol. Sentenced to 10 solitary confinement. Sent to Private service of W. Brooks at Dalziel on 30 July.

christine hodge on 13th January, 2020 wrote:

I believe this John Matthews was married by banns to Mary/Marie Higgins 29 November 1852 Holy Trinity Sydney. Mary/Marie and her sister Margaret 14 years arrived on the ship Tippoo Saib, Native Place Athlone, Westmeath Ireland as Irish Orphan arrived 30 July 1850.John Mathews received his pardon 1848.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Mathews, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, surname: Matthews (prev. Mathews)

christine hodge on 13th January, 2020 made the following changes:

source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. BDM Sydney. Irish Orphans Hyde Park Barracks. Trove. (prev. NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.)

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