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John Mccaffery

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mccaffery
Aliases: Caffery, Mccaffrey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: 19th January, 1827
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 62 other convicts


Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 2nd June, 2015 wrote:

69723 McCaffery John - Mariner 1827. 
1827 State Archives of NSW. Bound indents Microfiche 664.
Age 26. Weaver from Tyrone. Married with 1 child. Tried in Tipperary. 24 July 1826 and sentenced to 7 years transportation for cow stealing. Assigned to Australian Agricultural company on arrival.

175283 McCaffrey John - Mariner 1827. 
April 1834 Newcastle Application to Marry - refused
John McCaffrey per Mariner application to marry Ellen Welsh per Henry, application refused, McCaffrey being already married

20892 McCaffrey (Caffery) (McCaffery) John - Mariner 1827.  1833 9 May Maitland SG.
Obtained ticket of leave.

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Mccaffery, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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

alias1: Caffery, alias2: Mccaffrey

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