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Charles Mccarthy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Mccarthy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Miller
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Brampton
Departure date: 8th November, 1822
Arrival date: 22nd April, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 44 other convicts


Primary source: Finn's Leinster Journal, 31 August 1822 page 2 NSW State Records - Indents of convict ship "Brampton"
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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

Charles McCarthy was a 20 yr old Miller native of Co Cork, 5ft 6in tall, who was transported for Life to NSW for the crime of abducting a young woman together with two other men, the Sullivans. He was tried at County Cork at the Summer Assizes in August 1822:

” Charles McCarthy, Patrick Sulilivan and John Sullivan abducted Mary Farrell, daughter of Timothy Farrell on the night of 28 March with intent that Daniel McCarthy should marry or defile her, and of appearing in arms to accomplish that purpose.”  PER: Finn’s Leinster Journal, 31 August 1822 p2

Maureen Withey on 16th November, 2020 wrote:

Monday morning a respite arrived at Cork, for Charles McCarthy, Patrick Sullivan, and John Sullivan, under sentence for execution, Saturday the 7 September, for the abduction of Mary Farrell. 
Saunders’s News-Letter, Thurs 5 Sept 1822.

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Finn's Leinster Journal, 31 August 1822 page 2 NSW State Records - Indents of convict ship "Brampton" (prev. ), firstname: Charles, surname: Mccarthy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 18

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