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Bryan O'brien

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bryan O'brien
Aliases: O'bryan, O'brian
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 30th May, 1802
Arrival date: 30th October, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 13th September, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Bryan O’Brien, Atlas II, 1802, Tried at Wexford, 1800,  Life.
Found in 1811 muster.

Colonial Secretary Index.

O’BRIEN, Brien. Per “Atlas”, 1802.

1808 Sep 14
On statement of capital advanced by John Blaxland in his concerns from 3 Apr 1807 to 14 Sep 1808; listed as Bryan O’Bryan (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.214)
1809 Mar 7
On list of claims against John Palmer as Commissary; listed as Bryan O’Bryan (Reel 6041; 4/1722 p.52)
1812 Mar 24
Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3171; 4/1848 pp.252-5)
1820 May 16
Of Parramatta. Memorial (Fiche 3028; 4/1825A No.585 pp.279-80)
1822 Jul 18
Signatory to memorial from inhabitants and stockholders of Parramatta re common land on the Sydney road known as the Dog Traps (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.22b)

Convict Index.

Bryan O’Brian, Atlas 1802, Conditional Pardon, 31 Jan1813.

Maureen Withey on 13th September, 2021 wrote:

NOTICE. -All Persons are cautioned against giving Credit on my Account to my Wife, Elizabeth O’Bryan, better known by the Name of Elizabeth McMahon, and lately returned from Newcastle, as I will not be answerable for any Debts she may contract, BRYAN O’BRYAN.
Parramatta, Oct. 14, 1819.
Sydney Gazette, 16 Oct 1819.


Colonial Secretary Index.

MCMAHON, Elizabeth alias O’BRIEN.

1822 Dec 18-1823 Jan 1
In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.75)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th September, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Bryan, surname: O'brien, alias1: O'bryan, alias2: O'brian, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cr

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