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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
3rd July, 1830
1st November, 1830
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 7 other convicts
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D Wong on 13th May, 2018 wrote:
22/1/1830: Freemans Journal:
On Monday evening David Moore, one of the four persons who escaped out of Cavan gaol, by scaling the walls of the prison about eight months ago was lodged there by a party of police. The unfortunate man had been under rule of transportation for stealing timber from Alexander Saunderson, sq., M.P., from whom, as boatman, he enjoyed a handsome salary and a neat residence. He was apprehended at Roslea in Fermanagh, by one of the police at that station. After his escape from prison, he got off in a merchant vessel for America, and rendered himself so useful on board by assisting in working the ship, that his passage money was returned to him, and he engaged as a sailor. The vessel on her return from Hull, for which place she had been freighted, was wrecked off Cork, and Moore then came to the neighbourhood of Roslea to see his wife, where he was recognised and apprehended He has since been committed to the hulk at at Kingstown to undergo his former sentence. This man is the third of the party retaken.
David Moore was listed as 44 years old on arrival. His occupations were listed as “Seaman/labourer/reaper”.
David was married with 4 male and 1 female children and his native place was Fermanagh County.
Assigned to William Longford at Wollombi on arrival.
30/5/1837: Hannah arrived in the colony free with three of her children having been provided passage on the convict ship Margaret - their 6th child, John Augustus Moore was born in 1839 in Maitland, NSW.
9/6/1845: David Moore died at Maitland, NSW aged 59 - NSW BDM lists him as aged 56.
1845: Hannah married James Pryor and died on the 21/9/1871, aged 71 at Wollombi, NSW.
Wayne Moore on 7th February, 2019 wrote:
The two remaining (eldest) boys, Thomas 16 & William 14 departed Ireland bound for Port Jackson on board the “Heber” 12 weeks following the family departure.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 1st June, 2012 made the following changes:
new convict, term 7, convicted at 6771, crime 2, firstname david, surname moore, date of birth 1789-00-00, date of death 1843-00-00, gender m
Wayne Moore on 13th May, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, voyage, source: Moore's of Wollombi (prev. ), firstname: David (prev. david), surname: Moore (prev. moore), occupation
D Wong on 13th May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Moore's of Wollombi
http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. Moore's of Wollombi)