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John Quinsey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Quinsey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 27 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 4th June, 1833
Arrival date: 26th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 46 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 84
Name; John Quinsey
Age; 22
Native Place; Dublin
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial where & Date; Highway Robbery. Dublin.
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/4 in
Eyes; Bluish
Hair; Brown
Completion: Brown and freckled
Additional remarks noted against name; Was accidently SHOT at Portland head on the 27 March 1838. vide letter No; 38/2862.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th February, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Quinsey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 1838, gender: m, occupation, crime

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