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Redman Mc Grah

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Redman Mc Grah
Aliases: Redmond, Mc Grath, Mc Grass
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1757
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 29th July, 1788
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

Redman/Redmond Mc Grah was tried at Old Bailey, London on 29 October 1783 for stealing household goods with a value of 30 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 30 at that time (May 1787), he died in 1788.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “ troublesome at times”. Described on his death as “Edmund McGrass, papist”.
A prior conviction he was publicly whipped and his trade is seaman.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, firstname Redman (prev. Redmond), alias1, alias2, alias3, date of birth 1757, date of death 29th July, 1788, gender, occupation, crime

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