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Hugh Quin

Hugh Quin, one of 160 convicts transported on the Earl St Vincent, 20 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Quin
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 15th March, 1854
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 20th April, 1826
Arrival date: 13th August, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 8 http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31340623
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

Geoff Marsh on 15th May, 2013 wrote:

Hugh Quin was born in Belfast Ireland in 1799 approx. His occupation is given as Navigator (Navvie”)probably on the canals. He was sentenced to death (commuted to transportation for life) at Lancaster Assizes along with another transportee Richard Williams for passing a forged £5 note. He was given a conditional pardon on 17/03/1840 and died on 15/03/1854.

Convict Changes History

Geoff Marsh on 15th May, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1799, date of death 15th March, 1854, occupation, crime

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