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Michael Mooney

Michael Mooney, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Mooney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Hawker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 121 (63)
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

D Wong on 4th July, 2013 wrote:

Michael Mooney was 41 years old, he was single and his native place was Galway.

Michael was 5’6” tall, dark sallow complexion, black hair, could read and write, suffered from scurvy on the voyage out, had scars on l cheek, inside right wrist, knuckle of 4th finger right hand, left eyebrow and top of chil, hairy breast and arms.

1841: TOL Port Macquarie
14/2/1842: COF

1844: Married Mary Durkin (Henry Wellesley 1837) at St. Mary’s Sydney.  2 children, Margaret, born 1845 Yass and Julia born 1849.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1794, gender, occupation, crime

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