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John Walsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 linen
Convicted at: Longford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 19th July, 1827
Arrival date: 8th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 96 other convicts


Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 19th May, 2015 wrote:

Born - Longford County Ireland. He also received a Colonial sentence.

D Wong on 20th May, 2015 wrote:

John Walsh was 20 years old when transported for ‘Stealing Baragar’.

6/1/1829: Tried at Penrith Quarter Sessions for repeatedly absconding and being otherwise an incorrigible character - sent to Moreton Bay for 2 years.

John was then 22, 5’1 3/4” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, RC.

16/1/1831: Returned to Sydney.

24/6/1834: COF

Maureen Withey on 8th April, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Walsh, age 20, per Eliza II (1) 1827, Tried at Longford, 1827, sentence 7 years,  for Stealing linen, Native of Longford, Single, Catholic, trade - Farm man shepherd. Remarks: Colonial sentence.

Moreton Bay Convict Records.
John Walsh, per Eliza 3, Tried at Longford, 7 Mar 1827 for Stealing Baragan, 7 years, trade- Labourer. Colonial Sentence: tried at Quar. Sess. at Penrith, 6 Jan 1829, for Repeatedly absconding and being an incorrigible Character, 2 years. To Sydney 16 Jan 1831.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 19th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 19th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, occupation, crime

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