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life span was 54 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
16th December, 1823
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 81 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 3rd March, 2021 wrote:
Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Michael Pearson, age on arrival, 23, per Isabella I (3) 1823, Tried at Carlow Co, 1823, 7 years. DOB, 1800, native of Carlow Co., Trade, Ploughman.
Colonial Secretary Index.
PEARSON, Michael. Per “Isabella”, 1823
1823 Dec 23 - On list of convicts landed from the “Isabella” and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.32)
1824 Apr 10 - On list of prisoners on establishment at Bathurst with sentences not transmitted (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.101)
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. COLONIAL SECRETARY’s OFFICE, MAY 31st, 1827.
HIS EXCELLENCY the Governor has been pleased to approve of the following Alterations in the Police of the Colony, viz.
-Bathurst.-John Shaw Strange, per Guildford, and Michael Pearson, per Isabella to be Constables.
The Monitor, Sydney, Tues 12 Jun 1827
1828 Census – Constables belonging to Police Office, Bathurst
William Merrick, 28, BC. District Constable (and family)
George Luck, 24, C, Asia 1825, Life, Constable Bathurst, protestant.
Matthew Masefield, 32, C, Asia 1825, 14 years, Constable Bathurst, protestant
John Fitch, 42, C Asia 1825, 14 years, Constable Bathurst, protestant
Roger Keenan, 37, T.L., Mangles, 1822, 7 years, Constable Bathurst, protestant
John Shaw Strange, 36, T.L Guildford, 1822, Life, Constable Bathurst, protestant
John Marsh, 26, F.S. Baring, 1819, 7 years, Constable Bathurst, protestant
Willm. Robinson, 29, C, Granada, 1819, Life, Constable Bathurst, protestant
Michael Pearson, 30, C, Castle Forbes, 1823, 7 years, Constable Bathurst, protestant
John Harrison, 39, C, Guildford, 1822, Life, Constable Bathurst, protestant
John Clark, 36, T.L. Baring, 1819, Life, Constable Bathurst, protestant
Jeremy Garfield, 48, F.S. Eliza, 1822, 7 years. Constable Bathurst, protestant.
Date 25 Nov 1828.
The information on the census form is incorrect, as Michael Pearson arrived on Isabella, NOT Castle Forbes.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 3rd March, 2021 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Pearson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime