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Patrick Quigley

Patrick Quigley, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Quigley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 5th November, 1872
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Chatham Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/community/hfhg/crier/pdf/2004_4Q_Dec.pdf plus other sources...
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 9th April, 2013 wrote:

Patrick Quigley was 28 years old when transported and his occupation was a “Tinman/Soldier”, and he came from Limerick.

23/6/1838: Patrick was sent to Norfolk Island after have been convicted for bushranging and robbery.

18/1/1845: Arrived in VDL from Norfolk Island.

Patrick was RC, could not read or write, 5’5 1/4” tall, aged 46 at this time, dark sallow complexion, dark brown hair, black whiskers, hazel eyes, and single.

29/12/1846: TOL
8/4/1851: CP

1863: Married Christina Green, she was 53, at Westbury.

5/11/1872: Died aged 75 at Westbury, Tasmania.

David Bromwich on 29th October, 2013 wrote:

Another convict Patrick Quigley (1786 1866) arrived on Sophia 17 Jan 1828 (life). He had married Mary McDonough/Macormack (1792-1861)  in Ireland and she emigrated on the Diamond (arr 29 Nov 1837) with her children Bridget(1817-), Catherine (1823-), Patrick (1827-) and Maryanne (1816-1863) (who married convict Henry Gibb/Gibbs 1793-1883).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804, date of death 5th November, 1872, gender, occupation, crime

David Bromwich on 29th October, 2013 made the following changes:


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