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Details for the convict John Ryan (1832)

Convict Name:John Ryan
Trial Place:Cavan
Trial Date:15 July 1831
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Captain Cook (1)
Arrival Year:1832
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John Ryan born 5 May 1805 Tipperary, Ireland. Father Unknown Mother Catherine
John was in the army for 2 years approximately 1826-1828 in Coventry England the 4th Dragoon Guards under Sir G Anson.
His profession is a Tailor and he was charged with Shop Robbery in 1831 and tried at the Cavan Assize on the 15 July 1831 and sentenced to transportation for 7 years. He arrived on the 2 April 1832 on the Captain Cook (1).
John was working for Lewis Cohen according to the NSW Settlers and Convict list 1787-1832, he was granted his Certificate of Freedom on 11 January 1840 at Yass.
John Ryan married Sarah Madden on 9th June 1843 at Dodd's House, Tumut River, Tumut.
He was a Tailor in Tumut and together they had four children. Catherine 1844, George 1846, John 1847 and Annie 1849. Sarah died in 1852 leaving John with four young children to raise.
John dies in 1868 in Tumut from drowning, he was 63 years old.

Submitted by Researcher (Julie Arentsen) on 6 January 2019

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  • State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12188, [4/4017], 1832, Captain Cook, p.9

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