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Lawrence Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lawrence Quinn
Aliases: Quin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Ireland, Louth Assizes, Dundalk
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th December, 1830
Arrival date: 30th April, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 65 other convicts


Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Dundalk Louth County Ireland.  Single.

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 wrote:

129870 Quinn Lawrence - Waterloo 1831.  AO NSW Principal Superintendent of convicts. Indents. Fiche No. 696 pp 1 - 52.
  Servant boy age 16 from Dundalk. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for robbing his master 20 July 1830.

129528 Quinn Lawrence - Waterloo 1831.  1837 Newcastle GRC.
  Age 21. Assigned to Government services at Newcastle.

137654 Quinn Lawrence - Waterloo 1831.  1838 24 September Newcastle Bench Books. AONSW Reel 2722.
  Free by servitude. Fined 5/- or 6 hours in the stocks for drunkenness

D Wong on 28th April, 2020 wrote:

Lawrence Quin was listed as 16 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Dundalk

Occupation: Servant boy.

Lawrence could read, was RC, single, 5’1” tall, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel grey eyes, scar near centre of forehead, diagonal scar over right eye, warts thumb and forefinger of left hand, and others disfigured by a burn.

28/7/1838: COF - renewed 23/6/1841
On his COF he is listed as a sailor, 5’5” tall, dark sallow complexion, black hair, hazel eyes, nose cocked, scar under and over outer corner of right eye, brow/perhaps brown?? (hard to read) small scar on centre of forehead, head has been diseased, anchor L Q and 2 stars inside right wrist, lost top of 3rd finger of right hand, lost left thumb and top of forefinger of left hand. Listed on Ancestry as 23 years old.

23/6/1841: COF renewal - he was 26 years old.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Lawrence, surname: Quinn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, occupation, crime

D Wong on 28th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Quin

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