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William Mccourtney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mccourtney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 24th August, 1833
Age: 25 years

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 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Antrim Court (Ireland)
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd June, 2020 wrote:

William McCourtney.  Prince Regent.

1833 -  August 24 - Norfolk Island. Shot in attempting to escape the Island
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: William McCourtney. Age: 15
Date of conviction: 1823. Place of Conviction: Antrim
Estimated birth year: abt 1808
Vessel: Prince Regent (3). Port of Arrival: Sydney
Date of Arrival: 15 Jul 1824.
Sentence; 7 Years
Trade or calling: Servant,
5 Ft 2 inches. Pale and freckled, Brown Hair and Grey eyes
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New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Name: William McCourtney. Age: 21
Birth Year: 1809. Native Place: Antrim, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Arrival year: 1824. Vessel: Prince Regent
Certificate Date: 27 Sep 1830
Occupation: Labourer.
Offence; House Breaking
Summer assizes 1823
Year of Birth; 1809
Complexion: Brown. Hair; Brown. Eyes; Hazel.
General Remarks; Was transported to Port Macquarie 18 April 1825 for 3 years for Running…
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Willm McCourtney
Estimated birth year: abt 1803. Age: 30
Date of Death: 24 Aug 1833. District: Norfolk Island
Ship; P. Regent
Norfolk Island. Shot in attempting to escape the Island

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 (prev. ), firstna

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