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Andrew Mcginnis

Andrew McGinnis, one of 125 convicts transported on the Shipley, 20 December 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Mcginnis
Aliases: Hindley (alias), Mcgennis, Henly (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 20th December, 1816
Arrival date: 24th April, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 124 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 319 (161)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 29th April, 2018 wrote:

27/1/1816 Lancaster Gazette Lancashire, England:
Andrew McGinnis, for stealing a pocket book from Jonah Twyford, at Salford.

Sick List of the Shipley 1816/17:
Folio 8: 12 January 1817: Andrew McGennis, convict, aged 17, complained on the 9th instant of frequent purging of slimy matter without pain or fever. Number on the sick list 7.

Folio 9: 19 January 1817: Discharged cured McGinnis, Sudsbury, Clegg and Pugh. Number on the sick list 6.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
MCGINNIS, Andrew. Per “Shipley”, 1817
1817 May 2:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Shipley” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.129)

12/1/1819: Arrived VDL per “Admiral Cockburn”.

22/2/1823 Hobart Town Gazette:
COF - Listed as Andrew M’Gennis alias Henly - ‘Shipley’.

20/5/1840 The Colonist, Sydney:
Unclaimed letters list.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th April, 2018 made the following changes:

surname: Mcginnis (prev. McGinnis), alias1: Hindley (alias) (prev. Hindley (Alias)), alias2: Mcgennis, alias3: Henly (alias), date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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