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Valentine Rourke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Valentine Rourke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Shoemaker
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 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 24th June, 2020 wrote:

CRIME: Felony of a basket, etc (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849).

Dianne Jones on 24th June, 2020 wrote:

He was convicted in October 1817 (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849).

D Wong on 24th June, 2020 wrote:

Valentine Rourke was listed as 20 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Dublin.

Occupation: Shoemaker/weaver.

Valentine was 5’7” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

Colonial Secretary Index:
ROURKE, Valentine. Per “Dorothy”, 1820

1820 Sep 29:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Dorothy” and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.293)

1822 Dec 22:  On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Dr West’s clearing party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.127)

7/10/1824: COF

Valentine Rourke participated in the 1828 robbery of the Bank of Australia but returned to England in 1829 before he could be charged.

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 24th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 (prev. ), firstname: Valentine, surname: Rourke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1797, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crim

D Wong on 24th June, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

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