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Andrew Mcmahon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Mcmahon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Tailor
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Clare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (handwritten) and Government Gazette.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 19th February, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Andrew McMahon is 37 years old.  He could read; religion Catholic; status married with 3 children and a native of County Clare.  His occupation was as a tailor.  He was convicted of stealing blankets at County Clare and sentence to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 6 inches; complexion dark ruddy: hair dark brown and eyes Hazel.  Transport Number 1.
Assigned to Mr Cunningham, Sydney. 
The Government Gazette Wednesday 27 June 1832 were reassigned to Mr John Kelly, Black Wattle Swamp.

Wendy Smith on 19th February, 2020 wrote:

He was convicted in July 1826.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (handwritten) and Government Gazette. (prev. ), firstname: Andrew, surname: Mcmahon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 0000, gender: m, oc

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