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Simon Mcguigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Simon Mcguigan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 5th May, 1820
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Irish rebel
Convicted at: Ireland, Tyrone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: January, 1798
Arrival date: 18th July, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 5th September, 2016 wrote:

Simon McGuigan was 32 years old on arrival in NSW - Listed as a Rebel and also a {D} Deserter??.

1805: Simon lived with Susan Roberts (Glatton 1803)

9/8/1807: Married Eleanor Russell (Sydney Cove 1807) at St Phillips Church, Sydney - they had two sons and a daughter.  Apparently Eleanor left the Colony in 1815.

10/8/1811: Sydney Gazette:
Sold two dwelling houses at No. 26 Castlereagh street, Sydney.

31/8/1819: Granted 130 acres of land in the Bankstown area, NSW by Governor Lachlan Macquarie.  Padstow Park Public School is built on part of that land.

19/2/1820 Sydney Gazette:
Liquor License for the ‘Dog and Duck’ - Sydney

5/5/1820: Died after falling from his horse (at the Sydney Toll House).

13/5/1820 Sydney Gazette:
On Saturday last, as Mr. Simon McGuigan was going through Liverpool on horseback, he unfortunately
fell from his saddle, and only lived until the morning following, when he expired, after suffering much bodily pain.— He was an old inhabitant, and by his honest industry had obtained a comfortable subsistence,
and become possessed of a tolerable property.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Simon, surname: Mcguigan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1765, date of death: 5th May, 1820, gender: m, occupation, cr

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