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Hugh Mcguire

Hugh McGuire, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Mcguire
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northumberland, Newcastle Upon Tyne Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 22nd September, 1819
Arrival date: 21st January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 225 (114)
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

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2021 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

MCGUIRE, Hugh. Per “Eliza”, 1820; constable at Grose Farm; sub-inspector of clearing party.

1821 Sep 8 - Employed at Grose Farm. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.109)
1822 May 22 - Re Government property found on Mrs Rowley’s premises (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.82)
1824 Mar 19 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3241; 4/1872 p.76). Reply, 29 Mar (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.585)
1824 May 17 - Apprehended runaways and requesting the usual indulgence (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.89)
1824 Jun 9 - Appointed sub-inspector of clearing gang, Liverpool (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.244-5)
1824 Jul 29-Nov 9 - Horse discharged to from Government Station, Sydney (Reel 6033; X828 pp.17-23)
1825 - Petition for indulgence (Reel 6064; 4/1789 pp.101-101b)
1825 Jan 6 - Re services already rewarded (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.217)
1825 Jun 7 - Deposition re Robert Bond charged with assisting bushranger (Reel 6063; 4/1786 p.19)
1825 Nov - Memorial (Fiche 3147; 4/1843B No.581 pp.749-50)
1825 Nov 30 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3249; 4/1874 pp.143-4)
1825 Dec 17 - Re promotion not granted (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.200)
1825 Dec 20 - Request for additional degree of liberty (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.49). Reply, 24 Dec (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.238)

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2021 wrote:

JOHN DARRAGH (free), and Hugh M’Guire (by the Glory), are appointed Sub-Inspectors of Clearing Gangs ; the former to be stationed at Rooty Hill ; the latter at Liverpool ; with Salaries, each of Forty Pounds a Year, payable from the Colonial Revenue, in Dollars, at the Exchange of Five Shillings.
By His Excellency’s Command,
F. GOULBURN, Colonial Secretary
Sydney Gazette, 10 Jun 1824.

(Note - the report appears to be mistaken in stating that Hugh McGuire was on Glory, he arrived on Eliza.)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2021 made the following changes:

surname: Mcguire (prev. McGuire), gender: m

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