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Richard Tyrell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Tyrell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Mutiny
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Caroline
Departure date: 1831
Arrival date: 31st July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 6 other convicts

References

Primary source: 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

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