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Alexander Sweeney, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 12 November 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th November, 1852
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 386
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Dennis Nightingale on 17th April, 2015 wrote:
Born - Derry Ireland. Widower.
D Wong on 17th April, 2015 wrote:
Alexander was transported for stealing a bridle.
1843: TOL Port Macquarie - listed as Swanston.
12/11/1852: Alexander died, aged 63, at the Parramatta Hospital - Lunatic.
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 17th April, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Swanston (alias) (prev. Swanston (Alias)), date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 17th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 12th November, 1852 (prev. 0000)