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William Mckenna

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mckenna
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: -
Convicted at: Ireland. Tyrone
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: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 10th September, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
William McKenna,  age 22, Prince Regent II (1) 1821, Tried 1820 at Tyrone, 7 years.  DOB 1799, native place, Caledon Armagh Co.  Labourer.

Colonial Secretary Index.

MCKENNA, William. Per “Prince Regent”, 1821.

1821 Jan 17 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Prince Regent” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.50)


1828 NSW Census Index.
William McKenna, age 34, F.S.  Prince Regent 2, 1820, 7 years, catholic, Tailor, James Devlin’s, Clarence St., Sydney.

NSW Permissions to Marry. 1825-1851.
Permission 3 Mar 1829.  William McKwenna, per Prince Regent 2,  age 30, 7 years, Free,  and Mary Mahoney, per Brothers 2, age 29, 7 years, bond.  Rev. D. Power. R.C.C.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Mckenna, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m,

Maureen Withey on 4th May, 2021 made the following changes:


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