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Michael Quinlan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Quinlan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 11th February, 1826
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 14th November, 1817
Arrival date: 1st April, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 26 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Moreton Bay Records.
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Maureen Withey on 9th February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database.
Michael Quinlan, age 30 Guildford (3) 1818, Tried at Cork City 1817, 7 years. Native of Cork City. Trade- seaman.

Michael Quinlan was sent to Moreton Bay follwing a Cononial sentence, and died.

He is listed on the Register of Convicts as having arrived at Moreton Bay, 2 June 1826, but his record stated he died 11 Feb 1826:

– Michael Quinlan, Guildford 3 - Tried at Cork City, Aug 1817, 7 years. Seaman. Colonial sentence: Qr. Sessions, Sydney, 7 Feb 1826, Felony, 3 years transportation. Died 11 Feb 1826.
Description: age 39, native of Cork City, 5 ft 10 ½; fresh complexion, dark hair, grey eyes. religion- E.

Quarter Sessions. (Tuesday).
Michael Quinlan, for stealing a bag, containing a half and a quarter’ dollar, from the person of James Hisson on the 19th of January last. Guilty. To a penal settlement for three years.
The Australian (Sydney)Thurs 9 Feb 1826.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Moreton Bay Records. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Quinlan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1788, date of death: 11th February, 1826, ge

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