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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to Life
31st July, 1831
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 6 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany for British and Foreign India, 1831, Vol 5.
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Maureen Withey on 13th August, 2019 wrote:
Aged 31, Richard Tyrell was tried at a court martial in Dinapore, Bengal, India,and sentenced to death for mutiny. The sentence at some point was commuted to transportation for life. He was single, born in Meath Co.
At Dinapore, Sept 4, 1830, private Richard Tyrell, of H.M. 3rd regt,(or Buffs), was charged with mutiny, in having at Bhaugulpore, on the 16th day of Aug., 1830, within the square of the battalion formed to witness the infliction of the sentences of courts-martial, struck Lieut.- Col. Allen Cameron, commanding officer H.M. 3d regt. (or Buffs), his superior officer, whilst in the execution of his office. The court found the prisoner guilty, and sentenced him to be shot to death by musketry.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 13th August, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany for British and Foreign India, 1831, Vol 5. (prev. ), firstname: Richard, surname: Tyrell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , a