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John Mcrory

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mcrory
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing a pig
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,117,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 wrote:

John McRory was convicted at Tyrone on 04/07/1843 for stealing a pig. Prior conviction for stealing. 7yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 wrote:

Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

27yrs of age; single man; Roman Catholic; 5’4 1/2”; read & write (a little); labourer; blue eyes; dk brown hair; ruddy complexion, slightly freckled; Native Place - Co. Tyrone.

Mother: Lucy
Brother: James
Sister: Jane
Step sister: Anne (Co. Armagh)

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Seven Mile Creek, 15mths. Emerged from Gang 24/11/1845.

Ticket of Leave 28/03/1848

Only report was for disturb the peace in 1849 - fined.

Assignments: Norfolk Plains, Pleasant Banks & Launceston (north of the colony)

Free Certificate 19/10/1850

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1816, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 made the following changes:


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