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||29th November, 1828
life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 29th October, 2020 wrote:
Andrew has been listed as Andrew Murtagh, Minta, Minter.
Andrew was 30 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Westmeath.
Colonial Secretary Index:
MINTA, Andrew or MURTAGH. Per “Chapman”, 1817
1821 Aug 9: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta”; listed as Minta or Murturgh (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.213)
1823 Feb 25: On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per “Mermaid”; listed as Minto alias Murtagh (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.392-3)
25/7/1821: Tried at Sydney Criminal Court for pig stealing - was transported to Port Macquarie for 7 years, listed as Murtagh.
26/8/1828: COF - From his COF - Andrew was 5’8¾” tall, dirty sallow and pockpitted complexion, dark brown and nearly bald hair, light blue eyes, scar on the wrist of right hand.
29/11/1828: Convict Death Register - Andrew Murtagh died and was buried at St. Mary’s, Sydney.
Dianne Jones on 16th January, 2021 wrote:
CRIME: The Chapman’s muster roll lists his crime as house breaking, and his age as 26 in 1817. He was tried in April 1816 (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1817 Chapman).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Ancestry Convict Indents.
http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Andrew, surname: Murtagh, alias1: Minter, alias2: Minta, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1787, date of
Dianne Jones on 16th January, 2021 made the following changes:
source: Ancestry Convict Indents.
NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849; 1817 Chapman (prev. Ancestry Convict Indents.