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Patrick Nearney

Patrick Nearney, one of 248 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 June 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Nearney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1834
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancashire, Liverpool Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Runnymede
Departure date: 11th June, 1856
Arrival date: 7th September, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 246 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 188
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 25th October, 2013 wrote:

Convict No. 4149
Patrick Nearney was single, literate, Roman Catholic, 19 years old, 5’6 3/4” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout.

13/5/??: TOL
17/3/1869: Expiree
9/1/1872: COF
25/3/1874: Whaling.

8/1/1869: Perth Court - drunk and disorderly in town, fined 6s.

23/4/1869: Patrick was a Sawyer, his clothes were stolen from his hut by James Holden, who was caught and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment.

1865: Patrick married Margaret Hill in Albany, WA.
Found no births or death date for Patrick.

1903: Death of Margaret “Nearwy” aged 75, Born Limerick (WA BDM)

29/4/1903: Albany Advertiser: Wills & Bequests - The following appeared in last weeks list of probates and administrations granted at the Supreme Court - Probate - Margaret Ann Nearney (formerly Margaret Ann Hill), late of Albany, widow, to James Northover, £42.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1834, gender, occupation, crime

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