Contribute to this record
** community contributed record **
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
10th July, 1842
23rd October, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 12 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convict records linctas. Friend of the Orphan School.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Patrick Prunty was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Nell Murphy on 9th February, 2017 wrote:
Patrick PRUNTY was convicted at Longford, Ireland on 24 Feb 1842 for malicious assault. Stated Casey also convicted and on board for transportation. 7yr sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Kinnear’ arriving 23 Oct 1842.
Aged 20 yrs; single man; farm labourer; 5’4”; can read & write; Roman Catholic.
Native Place: Longford, Ireland.
2yrs Probation in the Colony.
28 March 1846: Ticket of Leave granted.
31 Jan 1847: Application for permission to marry - to Mary CURRY (per ‘Arabian’). Approved.
26 June 1848: Marriage to Mary CURRY (Curray), Hobart. (Ref. 37/1/7 no. 1896)
30 Jan 1849: Conditional Pardon approved.
24 Feb 1849: Certificate of Freedom issued.
Elizabeth PRUNTY b. 10 Sept 1852 Hobart. Father - Patrick Prunty. Mother Mary Currie. (ref. 33/1/4 no. 1684) Elizabeth died 17 March 1854 Hobart. (ref. 35/1/4 no. 1044)
John PRENTY b. Application made by father John Prenty for child to be admitted to Queens Orphanage, New Town nr Hobart on 6 June 1854. Aged 5yrs. Discharged 21 March 1861. (Father to pay 6d per day.) (ref. Orphan 4432 SWD6 & 28)
John Prenty readmitted to Orphan School on 17 July 1863. Father - John Prenty (per Kinnear) & mother - Mary CURRY (per Arabian). Aged 11yrs 2mths. Discharged 11 March 1865 & also 7 Sept 1867 - to Patrick Bolger (?father but now using an alias name). (ref. Orphan 4433 SWD26/6, 28 & 32/1)
Rose (or Rosanna) PRENTY b.
Application was made for John & Rose Prenty to be admitted to the Queens Orphan School (orphanage) by parents Patrick Prenty and Mary Curry.
Rose admitted 2 June 1855 aged 6 yrs. Discharged 7 July 1857 to father.
1861: Reconvicted - but recorded under name “PLENTY”.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 9th February, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records linctas. Friend of the Orphan School. (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Prunty, alias1: Prenty, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000