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Charles O'Neil, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 21 September 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 85 (44)
||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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Neil Motteram on 28th September, 2019 wrote:
Spouse: Anne Hearn and 3 children (per application for pardon). 28 Apr 1826: Convicted Glasgow CofJ. 1828 Worked for John Neale at Goulburn Plains. 1838 part of David Reid jnr’s expedition to Ovens River.(See: Albury Banner and Wodonga Express Fri 11 Oct 1901 Page 27 .) 1844 Squatted with Joseph Smith (Speke 2) at Urana Creek Station. 1850: Dispute with Patrick Brennan or McBreen (ship: Captain Cook). !852: Anne Hern left him.(Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 23 Feb 1852 Page 3)1858 Found drowned in Urana Creek (Empire Saturday 9 January 1858, page 4). Died intestate leaving around 4,200 pds.
Neil Motteram on 12th June, 2020 wrote:
Correction: First wife’s name was probably Anne Kern of Clonfeacle, Tyrone, N. Ireland. Had three children. Charles married Martha Horne (born in the colony) in 1850. Daughter of George Horne (Recovery 5)and Elizabeth (b Partrigde)of West Bargo. No information about what became of Ann Kern family in N Ireland. Martha inherited George’s estate and married Robert Craig.
Convict Changes History
Neil Motteram on 28th September, 2019 made the following changes:
surname: O'neil (prev. O'Neil), alias1: O'neill, alias2: Neil, date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1870 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime