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William Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Quinn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Westmeath
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady McNaughten
Departure date: 23rd June, 1835
Arrival date: 30th October, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 25 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Printed Indentures
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2019 wrote:

Printed Indentures state that William Quinn was aged 23 years old; could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic.  He was a native of Cork and his trad was a farm labourer.  He was convicted at Westmeath on 15 March 1835 of Highway robbery.  He was sentenced to life and had one prior conviction for which he served a year.  Physical attributes were that he was 5 feet 5 1/2 inched; complexion dark; hair brown and eyes chestnut.  In the remarks it stated that his brother John Quinn had been transported a year ago.  Prisoner number 35-2603 and transport number is 225.
Ticket of leave number 46/331.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Convict Printed Indentures (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Quinn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1823, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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