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Australian Transportation Records

The following records are extracted from a database of Convicts transported from Ireland to Australia at the National Archives in Dublin. The document reference in each entry below is the National Archives of Ireland reference to the original document in the archives. The microfilm reference number refers to the set of microfilms presented to Australia in 1988.

The following locations are mentioned:
Mallow
Doneraile
Kanturk
Buttevant

Mention of Mallow

The following records contain references to the Town of Mallow, as a residence of the convict or his family, the site of the crime, or the place of trial.


SURNAME: CRONIN                             OTHER NAMES: DANIEL
    AGE:  48                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: CA/04/1837
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Larceny
        SENTENCE: Transportation 7 yrs
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 2, P 22          CRF 1837 C245
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict resides in Mallow, Co. Cork with his children

SURNAME: FOLEY                              OTHER NAMES: JOHN
    AGE:  17                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 19/03/1844
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Dublin                    DOCUMENT DATE: 09/05/1844

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Rape
        SENTENCE: Transportation life commuted transportation 14 yrs
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Johanna Foley                RELATIONSHIP: Mother

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 5, p 23          CRF 1844 F 9
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Petitioner's residence is given as Keal, near Mallow, Co. Cork.

SURNAME: SHEENAN                            OTHER NAMES: CORNELUIS
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL:                                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Bridewell, Dublin         DOCUMENT DATE: 12/11/1822

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Attack on horse
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 1778
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Report on the examination of the convict and the evidence, pronouncing him 
to be innocent of the crime.  Convict was in Mallow, Co. Cork on the night of 
the attack.

SURNAME: CONNORS                            OTHER NAMES: DANIEL
    AGE:  19                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Hulk at cove, Cork        DOCUMENT DATE: 10/09/1824

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: See comments
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Anne Connors                 RELATIONSHIP: Mother

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2680
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted under the Insurrection Act for being absent from his 
home after sun set.  Petitioner resides in the Parish of Butterant, Co Cork. 
States her son is the sole support of a blind father and six daughters.  Convict is a 
Tailor by trade.

SURNAME: RING                               OTHER NAMES: DENIS
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL:                                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Cork                      DOCUMENT DATE: 29/11/1827

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Vagrancy
        SENTENCE: Trans for 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Convict                      RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 3272
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict has a wife and family (no details given).  States he lived in 
Mallow, Co Cork beford enlisting in the 66th Regiment of Foot in 1809 in which he
served as a Private Soldier till 1818.  On his return from Service he lost 
the use of his left hand and was forced to move to Cork City to earn a living
singing songs

SURNAME: LEAHY                              OTHER NAMES: TIMOTHY
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1837
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Larceny
        SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1837 L 64
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convicts father, Timothy, resides in Mallow, Co. Cork and is a shoemaker by
trade.  Convict is the eldest son.

SURNAME: SUPPLE                             OTHER NAMES: EDWARD
    AGE:  30                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1838
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Sheep stealing
        SENTENCE: Transportation 10 yrs
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 2, p 24          CRF 1838 S 24
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict and his wife are natives of Mallow Town, Co Cork.  States they have
one child.

SURNAME: SULLIVAN                           OTHER NAMES: MARY
    AGE:   0                 SEX: F               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Cork                              TRIAL DATE: 00/07/1823
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Cork city                 DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Theft of a piece of ribbon
        SENTENCE: Transportation
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Convict                      RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2165
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict is an orphan and at Mallow, Co Cork.  States she has five sisters
dependent on her support.  Petition  received 6 Aug 1823.

SURNAME: CALLAGHAN                          OTHER NAMES: JAMES
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE: 23/10/1823
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Hulk, Cove, Cork          DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Absence from home
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2212
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted under the Insurrection Act for being absent from his
house.  States he resides at Kilmaclenine, Co Cork.  Petition received in 
the year 1824

SURNAME: CONNOR                             OTHER NAMES: DANIEL
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE: 10/06/1824

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: See comments
        SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Anne Connor                  RELATIONSHIP: Mother

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2233
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted under The Insurrection Act for being absent from his 
home. Petitioner refers to a former petition.  Address given at Fermoy, Co Cork.

SURNAME: LENILAN                            OTHER NAMES: JEREMIAH
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co. Cork                  TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Hulk, Cove, Co. Cork      DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: See comments
        SENTENCE: Transportation  7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Convict                      RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2374
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted under the Insurrection Act for being absent from his
home after sunset.  States his parents are dependant on his support.
Petition recieved 2 December 1824.

SURNAME: REYNOLDS                           OTHER NAMES: GEORGE
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Hulk at cove, Cork        DOCUMENT DATE: 11/03/1825

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Sentenced under Insurrection Act
        SENTENCE: Transportation 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: John Cahill                  RELATIONSHIP: Father in law

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 4146
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Petitioning on behalf of the convict who is married to petitioners daughter.
Petitioner resides in Castletown Roche, Co Cork and is a Shopkeeper and
Farmer by profession.

SURNAME: COKELEY                            OTHER NAMES: JUDITH
    AGE:   0                 SEX: F               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1836
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Stealing a hen
        SENTENCE: Trans 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1836 C 68
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict is a widow with four children and resides in Cork.  Other 
defendants; Judith Coakley, Norry Shea, Mary Shea and Margaret Shea.

SURNAME: COAKLEY                            OTHER NAMES: JULIA
    AGE:   0                 SEX: F               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1836
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Stealing a hen
        SENTENCE: Trans 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1836 C 68
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted with Judith Cokeley, Norry Shea, Mary and Margaret 
Shea. Convict is a widow with three children and resides in Cork.

SURNAME: SHEA                               OTHER NAMES: MARY
    AGE:   0                 SEX: F               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1836
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Stealing hens
        SENTENCE: Transportation 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1836 C 68
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was convicted with her sister Margaret for the same offense.  Both 
are orphans and under the age of sixteen and resides in Cork.

SURNAME: SHEA                               OTHER NAMES: NORRY
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Mallow, Co Cork                   TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1836
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Stealing hens
        SENTENCE: Transportation 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1836 C 68
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict is a widow with three children and resides in Cork.

SURNAME: DOWNEY                             OTHER NAMES: TIMOTHY
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Cork                           TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1838
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Sheep stealing
        SENTENCE: Trans 10 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1838 D 29
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict is a Butcher by trade, and the sole support of his widowed mother 
and four children.  All reside in Mallow, Co Cork.

SURNAME: DALY                               OTHER NAMES: JOHN
    AGE:  23                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: CO Cork                           TRIAL DATE: 14/06/1839
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Receiving stolen goods
        SENTENCE: Trans 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1839 D 54
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convicts father Charles, resides in Mallow, Co Cork and is a Carpenter by
trade.  Convict is also a Carpenter by trade.

SURNAME: MOLONY                             OTHER NAMES: DENNIS
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Cork                           TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE: 15/05/1829

        CRIME DESCRIPTION:
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP: MARINER 1827

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  FS 1830 1
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
List of convicts who have applied for their wives and families to be sent to
New South Wales at the expense of the Government.  Wife, Honora Sullivan,
residing near Mallow.

SURNAME: KINGSTON                           OTHER NAMES: SAMUEL
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Cork                           TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE: 15/05/1829

        CRIME DESCRIPTION:
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP: HOOGHLY

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  FS 1830 1
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
List of convicts who have applied for their wives and families to be sent to 
New South Wales at the expense of the Government.  Wife, Ann Stanley, residing
at Mallow.

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Mention of Doneraile

The following records contain references to the Town of Doneraile, as a residence of the convict or his family, the site of the crime, or the place of trial.


SURNAME: CHUTE                              OTHER NAMES: MICHAEL
    AGE:  20                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 31/07/1844
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co. Cork                  DOCUMENT DATE: 14/09/1844

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Rape
        SENTENCE: Transportation life commuted 7 yrs
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Margaret Chute               RELATIONSHIP: Mother

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 5, P 23          CRF 1844 C 58
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Sentenced commuted to transportation for 7 years.  Petitioner's residence
given as Doneraile, Co. Cork.

SURNAME: MC CARTHY                          OTHER NAMES: JOHN
    AGE:  48                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Cork                           TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1838
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Sheep stealing
        SENTENCE: Transportation 10 yrs
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 2, p 24          CRF 1838 Mc 68
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convicts wife and five children reside in Doneraile, Fermoy, Co. Cork.

SURNAME: LEARY                              OTHER NAMES: JOHN
    AGE:  70                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Cork City                         TRIAL DATE: 22/10/1829
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE: 04/12/1836

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Conspiring to murder magistrates of Co. Cork
        SENTENCE: Transportation for life
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1837 L 82
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was transported to New South Wales.  Convict reference file contains a
petition from the convicts son, Timothy, Thomas, Arthur and William and three
daughters.  Convict had lived in the Parish of Doneraile, Co. Cork.

SURNAME: NORRIS                             OTHER NAMES: PATRICK
    AGE:  26                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 22/06/1846
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE: 28/06/1846

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Counterfeiting
        SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP: Wife

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 6, P 37          CRF 1846 N 9
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Prisoner lived in Doneraile.

SURNAME: FITZGERALD                         OTHER NAMES: JOHN
    AGE:  20                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Cork                              TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Cork                      DOCUMENT DATE: 28/04/1845

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Burglary
        SENTENCE: Transportation life
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Elizabeth Fitzgerald         RELATIONSHIP: Mother

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1845 F 7
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Petitioner's residence given as Doneraile, Co Cork.

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Mention of Kanturk

The following records contain references to Kanturk, as a residence of the convict or his family, the site of the crime, or the place of trial.


SURNAME: BUCKLEY                            OTHER NAMES: DENIS
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork                          TRIAL DATE: 06/12/1847
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Spike Island              DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Riot and assault
        SENTENCE: Transportation 7 years
        SHIP: Pestonjee Bomanjee

PETITIONER: Convict & Thomas Buckley     RELATIONSHIP: Father

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  TR 7, p 32          CRF 1848 B 8
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Petitioner resided in Kanturk, Co. Cork.

SURNAME: MORRISSEY                          OTHER NAMES: DENIS
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Kanturk, Co. Cork                 TRIAL DATE: 24/06/1840
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Felony of sheep
        SENTENCE: Transportation for 10 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1840 M 79
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict was tried with his wife and daughter (both were acquitted) for the same
offence.

SURNAME: CONWAY                             OTHER NAMES: EUGENE
    AGE:  73                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Cork                              TRIAL DATE: 00/00/1837
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Embezzlement
        SENTENCE: Trans 7 years
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  CRF 1837 C315
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convicts wife Catherine, resides in Kanturk, Co Cork with their two children.

SURNAME: HOLAHAN                            OTHER NAMES: JAMES
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL:                                   TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION:
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP:

PETITIONER:                              RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  FS 1840 20
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convicts wife, Margaret Holahan, residing in Kanturk, Co Cork, requests a free
passage to New South Wales.

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Mention of Buttevant

The following records contain references to Buttevant, as a residence of the convict or his family, the site of the crime, or the place of trial.


SURNAME: BROSNAHAN                          OTHER NAMES: STEPHEN
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Clonmel, Co Tipperary             TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Hulk at Cove, Cork        DOCUMENT DATE: 23/07/1825

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Sheep stealing
        SENTENCE:
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Mary Brosnahan               RELATIONSHIP: Wife

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 2676
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict resides at Buttevant, Co Cork and has five children.

SURNAME: CONNOR                             OTHER NAMES: PATRICK
    AGE:   0                 SEX: M               ALIAS:

PLACE OF TRIAL: Cork                              TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT:                           DOCUMENT DATE:

        CRIME DESCRIPTION: Coining counterfeit money
        SENTENCE: Transportation
        SHIP:

PETITIONER: Convict                      RELATIONSHIP:

DOCUMENT REFERENCES:  PPC 3132
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict has a wife, three children and an aged mother dependant on his support.
States he resides Velvestown in the Parish of Buttevant, Co. Cork.  Several
character references from the inhabitants of Buttevant Parish.  Petition
received 9 July 1827.

SURNAME: CURLEY OTHER NAMES: ELLEN AGE: 22 SEX: F ALIAS: PLACE OF TRIAL: Co. Cork TRIAL DATE: 21/03/1851 PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: DOCUMENT DATE: CRIME DESCRIPTION: Murder SENTENCE: Death,commuted transportation life SHIP: MARTIN LUTHER 00/06/1852 PETITIONER: RELATIONSHIP: DOCUMENT REFERENCES: TR 11, P 12(F)

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