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Michael Tracy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Tracy
Aliases: Tracey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1820
Age: 40 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 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Sligo
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Boyd
Departure date: 10th March, 1809
Arrival date: 14th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 76 other convicts


Primary source: NSW State Archives Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.171-3
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Heather Stevens on 12th March, 2020 wrote:

Michael Tracy, aged 29 years, convicted of cow stealing March 1808, at Sligo, Ireland.  Sentence: 7 years, [Convict indent and ships muster roll quoted in BDA: https://www.bda-online.org.au/mybda/search/biographical-report/10012253901?f=michael&l=tracy&ol=&i=3&s=&p= ]

He escaped to Calcutta in the “Marian” in 1810 with Mary Donald (Indispensible 1796).  NSW Colonial Secretary’s records: 1811 Apr 27 To G Dowdeswell, Bengal, re Tracy (NSW State Archives Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.171-3. Ancestry.com has the image at https://www.ancestry.com.au/interactive/1905/32086_228404-00279/174813?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com.au/family-tree/person/tree/157367769/person/372173341419/facts/citation/1042244026234/edit/record#?imageId=32086_228404-00279 )

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

23 December 1820 – Hanged at Sydney for burglary at the house of John Waite.

Convict Changes History

Heather Stevens on 12th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: NSW State Archives Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.171-3 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Tracy, alias1: Tracey, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1780, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1820 (prev. 0000)

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