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Mathew Quinn

Mathew Quinn, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mathew Quinn
Aliases: Quin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 26th January, 1835
Age: 21 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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chatham Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 443 (223)
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 8th March, 2014 wrote:

Died on the voyage. Age 20, taken ill at sea. Pleuritis, Phthsis and scorbutus - put on sick list 10/12/1834 and died 26/1/1835.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th March, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Quin, date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th January, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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