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Michael Melia

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Melia
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farm 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
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sophia
Departure date: 15th September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 186 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Keith South on 17th April, 2015 wrote:

Native of Kildare, 31, married with five children.

D Wong on 17th April, 2015 wrote:

1833: TOL Field of Mars.
12/7/1834: COF

A possible death of Michael:
31/8/1839 The Colonist, Sydney:
Another inquest was held on the body of Michael Melia.  It appeared from the evidence of Mr. Hosking that the deceased died from pulmonary consumption. Verdict accordingly.

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 17th April, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi?requestType=Search&ship=Sophia+(1829 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Melia, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of

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