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Patrick Mcevoy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Mcevoy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: Farm boy, labourer, selector
Date of Death: 21st April, 1840
Age: 73 years

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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Queen's County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 19th September, 1820
Arrival date: 9th January, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 50 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1827
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 9th July, 2021 wrote:

cert of freedom dated 15/3/1827 no 106/6181 from Carlow Ireland age 60 5’ 8 1/2” dark ruddy complexion grey hair and hazel grey eyes. Note was sent to Newcastle 6/10/1821 for two years for a forgery

Tony Beale on 9th July, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849. 1821
Prince Regent II. convicted of sheep stealing

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Patrick Mcevoy
13/10/1826 for gross neglect of duty to work in irons for the remainder of his sentence Parramatta
9 /10/1835 - for trial
20/11/1835 - to Norfolk Island for life

The Sydney Monitor (NSW : 1828 - 1838) Sat 21 Nov 1835 Page 3

Wednesday, Nov 18th - before the chief Justice and a civil jury

Patrick Mcnevoy and Martin Murphy charged with stealing a yearling heifer value 2 pounds and further charged with killing the heifer and stealing the beef. Both found guilty and sent to a penal settlement for life. Norfolk Island
(rest of story at https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/32150166?searchTerm=martin murphy)

Patrick Mcevoy was 68

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 Patrick Mcevoy per ship prince Regent age 82 on 21/4/1840 at Norfolk Island Hospital.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 9th July, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1827 (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Mcevoy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1767, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation,

Tony Beale on 9th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 21st April, 1840 (prev. 0000), crime

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