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William Mcdermott

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mcdermott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 13th February, 1824
Arrival date: 15th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
William McDermott, age on arrival, 17, Prince Regent I (2) 1824, Tried 1823 at Dublin City,  7 years,  DOB, 1806, Native place, Down Co., Errand boy.  Remarks: Norfolk Island.


Colonial Secretary’s Office, Sydney, 5th Nov. 1833
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last week, viz.
Prince Regent 3 William McDermott;
Sydney Herald, 18 Nov 1833.

Colonial Secretary Index.

MCDERMOTT, William. Per “Prince Regent”, 1824.

1824 Oct 2
Runaway from Sydney Barracks; ordered to Sydney to be dealt with. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.53)
1825 May 7
On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “Mermaid” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.516-7)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Mcdermott, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 0000, gender: m

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