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Michael Mcgrath

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Mcgrath
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 1892
Age: 77 years

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 7 years

Crime: Assault and attempted robbery
Convicted at: Clomnell Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Egyptian
Departure date: 19th August, 1840
Arrival date: 12th December, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 8 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. CON33 CONDUCT REGISTERS OF MALE CONVICTS ARRIVING IN THE PERIOD OF THE PROBATION SYSTEM 19 Aug 1840 to 12 Dec 1840 Location: Hobart, Tasmania Copy Number: Z2558
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 2nd November, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: Aged 56, Trade Shoemaker, Tried at Langford 9th December 1840, Transported for “Ribbonism”, Married with 5 children, Wife Catherine at Langford, 24 July 1844 Ticket of Leave, Term of Transportation Expired 9 July 1847
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-3$init=CON33-1-3p76

Iris Dunne on 2nd November, 2019 wrote:

** Sorry, there are 2 Michael McGraths on this ship, the above info. was for the other one.

Conduct Record: Aged 25, Trade Ploughman, Farm Labourer, Native Place County of Limerick, 19 June 1844 Ticket of Leave, Conditional Pardon approved Gazette 16th June 1846, Married with 1 child, Wife Mary at Native Place
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-3$init=CON33-1-3p81

Convict Changes History

Jayne O'Grady on 2nd November, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: CON33 CONDUCT REGISTERS OF MALE CONVICTS ARRIVING IN THE PERIOD OF THE PROBATION SYSTEM 19 Aug 1840 to 12 Dec 1840 Location: Hobart, Tasmania Copy Number: Z2558 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Mcgrath

Iris Dunne on 2nd November, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. CON33 CONDUCT REGISTERS OF MALE CONVICTS ARRIVING IN THE PERIOD OF THE PROBATION SYSTEM 19 Aug 1840 to 12 Dec 1840 Location: Hobart, Tasmania Copy Number: Z2558 (prev. CON33 CONDUCT REGISTERS OF MALE CONVICTS ARRIVING IN T

Iris Dunne on 2nd November, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 1784), occupation

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