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Matthew Mc Alboy
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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Matthew Mc Alboy
||Mac Avoy, Mac Alboy
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th August, 1831
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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greg petersen on 6th September, 2017 wrote:
Physical description on arrival 1820:
Age: 21, Height: 5’ 5½”, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Sandy
remarks: Pock pitted
Conduct aboard ship: Very good man
Conduct record notes:
April 9th 1821, being on the premises of Edward Abbott Esq. at Sandy Bay on Wednesday with intention to commit a Felony also being absent from Hobart Town without a pass - to be confined at nights (Repr R. K.)
May 14th 1821, Absent from church yesterday after being mustered - Reprimanded.
June 12th 1823, disrespectful behaviour & using violent language to his overseer - 50 lashes (G. W. G. Esq).
August 25th 1823, disobedience of orders in taking his Masters Dogs out on Sunday to go Kangarooing & quitting his Masters farm without leave - 50 lashes (G. W. G. Esq.).
December 1826, absconded from the service of Hugh Murray at Baskerville on the MacQuarie river, sent to MacQuarie Harbour.
October 1840, Prisoner absconding from MacQuarie Harbour, fully committed for trial.
Charged with fellow escapee Edward Broughton for the murder & cannibalism of his companions and fellow escapees: Richard Hutchinson (known by the nickname “up-and-down Dick”), William Coventry & Patrick Fagan.
Executed at Hobart Town 5th August 1831
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 6th September, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-1,433,22,F,60
Colonial Times 10th August 1831
Hobart Town Courier 13th August 1831 (prev. ), firstname: Matthew, surname: Mc Alboy, alias1