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Michael Pearson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Pearson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: August, 1823
Arrival date: 16th December, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 78 other convicts

References

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

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.

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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)

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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

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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.

Note.
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

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