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John Mulligan

John Mulligan, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mulligan
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 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 117 (61)
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 2nd March, 2014 wrote:

John Mulligan had escaped from the hulk Ganymede.

John was 31 on arrival in VDL and was born in Dunock, Ireland.

John was 5’8”, a widower, brown hair and whiskers, light blue eyes, pale complexion.

1830-35 Musters: Assigned to the VDL Establishment.

1838: TOL
16/12/1845: CP

Convict Changes History

Lavinia on 2nd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 18th August, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 2nd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Lavinia on 7th March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 0000 (prev. 18th August, 1841)

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