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Details for the convict Michael Cohillane (1836)

Convict Name:Michael Cohillane
Trial Place:Kerry Ireland
Trial Date:1836
Sentence:Life
Notes:Source of information: Peter Mayberry's Irish Convicts to NSW website
 
Arrival Details
Ship:Earl Grey (1)
Arrival Year:1836
 
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Michael as born about 1814 Kerry County Ireland and was convicted at Kerry in 1836 of "stealing" and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 July 2014
Michael arrived Sydney aged 22 aboard Earl Grey on 31 December 1836 with his Indent showing trade "farm labourer".
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 July 2014
Michael had Ticket of Leave 47/386 issued Windsor and TOL Passport 49/0053 dated 10 January 1849. Michael would acquire Australian nickname "Mickey Bad English".
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 July 2014
Michael was convicted on 2 September 1851 at Maitland of rape Anne Milsorn on 10 May 1851 at Aberdeen near Scone NSW and. Sentenced to death. Source; Goulburn Herald 13 Sept 1851 p8 & 11 Oct 1851 p4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
Sources; Maitland Mercury 3 Sept 1851 p2 & 23,Jul 1851 p1 & 1 Oct 1851 p2 & 4 Oct 1851 p2 and Empire Sydney 8 Sept 1851 p4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
Michael was hanged on 2 October 1851 at Maitland NSW. Source; Sydney Morning Herald 5 Sept 1851 p 3 & 4 October 1851 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014

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