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Matthew Stewart

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matthew Stewart
Aliases: Matthew Stuart
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Londonderry
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 22nd February, 1839
Arrival date: 17th June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 37 other convicts


Primary source: State Records NSW - Ship List
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 23rd November, 2016 wrote:

Aged 29
Height 5 feet 7
Eyes Grey
Hair Brown
Complexion Ruddy
Tried 1 August 1838
Crime: Cattle Stealing
Native place: Londonderry Co.
Catholic and Single
Brother Thomas Stewart arrived same ship, same crime

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 23rd November, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: State Records NSW - Ship List (prev. ), firstname: Matthew, surname: Stewart, alias1: Matthew Stuart, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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