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Michael Ryan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Ryan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th November, 1803
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 7th January, 1869
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 9th August, 1818
Arrival date: 16th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Royal Navy Medical Journals New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1836-37 New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1825 http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

Jenn Bedlington on 24th October, 2017 wrote:

His native place is given as Kilkenny in a number of documents, so location of conviction may well be Kilkenny.
As he was given freedom in 1825, it is probable that his sentence was 7 years, but I have no records of his conviction

D Wong on 25th October, 2017 wrote:

Michael Ryan was listed as 17 years old on arrival in NSW (Born 1800) but family research records him as only 14 years old.  He was transported for “Larceny from a dwelling”.

On arrival Michael was sent to Parramatta for general distribution.

1822 Muster: Assigned to James Meehan’s clearing party at Liverpool.

22/8/1822: Assigned to Andrew Byrne, Sydney.

3/3/1835: COF.

1825 Muster: A Labourer at Windsor, Free by Servitude.

20/8/1826: Imprisoned in Newcastle Gaol for 6 months.
He was then described as: A Labourer, 5’5” tall, ruddy complexion, stout build, shot
wound on his right arm and right leg.  He was lame in the right leg.

1828 Census: Employed as an Overseer on Rev. J.J.Therry’s 200 acre property at Pitt Town.

1839: Married Johanna Wallace at Maitland.  They had 12 children.
(Johanna was an Irish Bounty Immigrant B1819/1897).

7/1/1869: Michael died in the District of Armidale, NSW, aged 66.  Parents shown as Daniel R. and Johanna. He was buried at the Old Uralla Cemetery, NSW. (Photo available on https://austcemindex.com/inscription?id=8478704#images
Michael was employed as a shepherd on Toryburn Station, New England.

Convict Changes History

Jenn Bedlington on 24th October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: UK Royal Navy Medical Journals New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1836-37 New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1825 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Ryan, alia

D Wong on 25th October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, source: UK Royal Navy Medical Journals New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1836-37 New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1825 http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cg

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