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Richard Mooney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Mooney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1819
Age: 20 years

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2016 wrote:

Richard Mooney was transported to New South Wales per the ‘Bencoolen’ 1819. Further transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Admiral Cockburn’ 1819.  Life sentence.

Convict Conduct Record in VDL is clear.

Nell Murphy on 8th September, 2016 wrote:

Aged 20yrs; labourer; 5’9 1/2”; blue eyes; dk brown hair; fair, pale complexion.
Native place - Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Mary Mooney on 14th September, 2016 wrote:

Death Certificate of Richard MOONEY. Registration no 355 – 1/1819: Richard MOONEY, convict,  aged 30 years, accidental death, 6 November 1819, buried 9 November 1819. Ship name “Bencoolen”.

Mary Mooney on 14th September, 2016 wrote:

The Hobart Town Gazette and Southern Reporter, 13 November, 1819, page 1:
“The bodies of the two unfortunate men W. Dawson and Rd. (Richard) MOONEY, who were drowned that morning by the upsetting of a boat in which they were conveying meat to Hobart Town.”

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2021 wrote:

1817 - 1821 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania.
Ship; Bencoolen
No; 145
Name; Richard Mooney
Age on Arrival; 21
Trial;  Dublin - Dec 1818. Life
Trade; Labourer
Native;  Co. Kildare
Remarks; DROWNED;  Nov 1819

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. ), firstname: Richard, surname: Mooney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m,

Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2016 made the following changes:

voyage

Nell Murphy on 8th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), occupation

Mary Mooney on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Births, Death and Marriage. (prev. Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au), crime

Mary Mooney on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:

source: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/656766?searchTerm=mooney&searchLimits=l-decade=181|||l-year=1819 (prev. Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1819 (prev. 0000)

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