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James Moran

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Moran
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Reaper
Date of Death: 18th October, 1826
Age: 23 years

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: Coining
Convicted at: Ireland. Mayo
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: August, 1823
Arrival date: 16th December, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 78 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 1st August, 2015 wrote:

There were 2 James Moran’s on this voyage.

James Moran was tried at Castlebar, Mayo County – crime was not listed.  He was about 20 years old on arrival.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
MORAN, James. Per “Isabella”, 1823; two convicts of this name by this ship.

1823 Dec 23: On list of convicts landed from the “Isabella” and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.32)

1824 Jan 16, Aug 16: On list of prisoners assigned; also listed as Maron (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.85, 87)

1824 Jul, Aug: Servant of Mr G Innes. On return of settlers men punished in the County of Westmoreland (Reel 6023; 4/6671 pp.121, 123)

1824 Jul 2: On list of persons employed by George Innes, Bathurst (Fiche 3094; 4/1837B No.498 p.903)
1824 Sep 11: To take charge of the grazing run of George Innes, twenty four miles from Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.361)

James, Patrick Sullivan (Brampton 1823), Matthew Craven (Guildford 1824)and Thomas Cavenagh (ship not found commenced bush ranging around the Bathurst area.

2/9/1826: All four were convicted of bush ranging and were sentenced to death.

20/10/1826 The Moniter, Sydney:
James and Patrick Sullivan were hanged at Irish Town (Yagoona) NSW, on the 18th October 1826.

Maureen Withey on 17th May, 2020 wrote:

Connaught Journal, Galway, Ireland.  Thursday, April 3, 1823

March 31,- On Friday evening the Assizes terminated - The following convictions took place.
Pat MORAN, James MORAN, and Thomas MAXWELL, for coining and counterfeiting six shilling tokens of the Bank of Ireland, to be each transported for seven years.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 wrote:

Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Indent No; 173
Offence; Coining
Date of Trial - Spring assizes 1823
Age; 19
Height; 5 ft. 3 in

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st August, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Moran, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1803, date of death: 18th October, 1826, gender: m, occupation,

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 made the following changes:


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