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Christopher Walsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 25th September, 1854
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: James Laing
Departure date: 16th February, 1834
Arrival date: 29th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 50 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 12th July, 2013 wrote:

Christoper Walsh was 13 years old on arrival in NSW.  He was the younger brother of John Walsh (Royal Sovereign 1833).

9/12/1840: COF

1842: Married Mary McLoughlin/McLoughlan, at Maitland, they had 6 children, only 4 were living at the time of Mary’s death.

30/3/1854: Empire, Sydney: Report said that Christopher was prone to drinking and in the habit of beating his wife, Mary had many bruises all over her body, and the last time he beat her he broke a gun butt over her head and killed her.  Mary was 7 months pregnant at the time.

25/9/1854: Christopher was hanged for Mary’s murder, leaving 4 orphaned children.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th July, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1821, date of death 25th September, 1854, gender, occupation, crime

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