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IRELAND-->AUSTRALIA List of people with surname CANTWELL transported as convicts

Record 1 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: EDWARD
AGE: 18 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE: 26/03/1849
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co. Wicklow DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Larceny
SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 yrs
SHIP:
PETITIONER: RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: TR 9, P 188
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:

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Record 2 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: ELIEA
AGE: 42 SEX: U ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE: 15/07/1840
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co. Kilkenny DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Larceny
SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 yrs
SHIP:
PETITIONER: RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: TR 3, P 246
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
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Record 3 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: WILLIAM
AGE: 20 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE: 21/06/1839
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co. Tipperary DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Larceny
SENTENCE: Transportation for 7 yrs
SHIP:
PETITIONER: RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: TR 3, P 286
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
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Record 4 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: PIERCE
AGE: 33 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE: 15/03/1844
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Queen's Co DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Maliciously killing sheep
SENTENCE: Transportation for 15 yrs
SHIP:
PETITIONER: RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: TR 5, P 150
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
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Record 5 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: THOMAS
AGE: 0 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Kilkenny DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION:
SENTENCE: Transportation failing bail
SHIP:
PETITIONER: Convict RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: PPC 1610
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Convict prays to be transported as he has no prospect of procuring bail.

Endorsed: he cannot be transported until the expiration of six months.
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Record 6 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: THOMAS
AGE: 0 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: TRIAL DATE: 01/08/1798
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Prison ship/ Dublin DOCUMENT DATE: 01/10/1798
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Being a United Irishman
SENTENCE: 7 years transportation
SHIP:
PETITIONER: Captain Rolleston RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: SPP 315
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
A native of Silverhills, King's Co.
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Record 7 of 9
SURNAME: MADIGAN OTHER NAMES: EDMOND
AGE: 0 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Waterford TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co Waterford DOCUMENT DATE: 01/03/1823
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Smuggling tobacco
SENTENCE: Transportation
SHIP:
PETITIONER: Convict & M Cantwell RELATIONSHIP: See comments
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: PPC 2074
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Both convicts were convicted of the same offense.
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Record 8 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: MICHAEL
AGE: 0 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: Co Waterford TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: Co Waterford DOCUMENT DATE: 01/03/1823
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Smuggling tobacco
SENTENCE: Transportation
SHIP:
PETITIONER: Convict & E Madigan RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: PPC 2074
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Both convicts were convicted of the same offence.
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Record 9 of 9
SURNAME: CANTWELL OTHER NAMES: MICHAEL
AGE: 0 SEX: M ALIAS:
PLACE OF TRIAL: Waterford TRIAL DATE:
PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT: DOCUMENT DATE:
CRIME DESCRIPTION: Smuggling tobacco
SENTENCE: Transportation 7 years
SHIP:
PETITIONER: Magistrates & Gentlemen RELATIONSHIP:
DOCUMENT REFERENCES: PPC 3860
MICROFILM REFERENCES:
COMMENTS:
Petitioning on behalf of the convict and three others (all named) who were convicted of smuggling tobacco at the last Spring Assizes for the county. Two petitions not dated; circa 1821-28; 1833-34.

Tattoo meanings - Samuel DINNER of Bristol, England convict transported to Australia

Trying to find out the meaning of all the tattoos that one of my 3g grandfathers had. Information sourced from ships' indent and his Ticket of Leave.

His name was Samuel DINNER born 1820 Bristol, England, his trade was an Engine Smith where he began an apprenticeship at 12 years of age. He was charged with 'picking pockets', trial was at the Bristol Quarter Sessions on 8 January 1839 where he was sentenced for 10 years to the colonies. He was transported to Australia via ship 'Barossa' which arrived in New South Wales with 336 male convicts. Samuel Dinner was No. 11 on the Indent List, Prisoner No. 39/1234. The 'Barrosa' arrived from England on 8th December 1839.

Occupation in Australia is listed as being a Blacksmith.

Tattoos:
Two wreaths, man, woman, SPSD on breast, SP and Fame on upper, crucifix, heart pierced with two darts, SD two fish, anchor, two smoking pipes, crown, two flags, bird on branch on lower right arm, blue ring on middle finger of right hand, woman on upper, man, woman, MDSD on lower left arm, SP on back of left wrist, SD seven dots on back of left hand.


Can anyone help with the tattoo meanings please?

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UPDATED ... ENG-->AUS: My PARKER family

I've just found out after 26years of researching, that my 3g grandfather* was a convict! People really REALLY didn't like telling anyone in the next generation.


Clement (aka Clemence) PARKER was born abt 1774 Gressenhall, Norfolk, England. He married 24 Dec 1799 (Source: Parish Registry lookup) at East Dereham, Norfolk, England to Mary BONE born abt 1778. This couple were my 4g grandparents.

More information on Clement PARKER
Occupation: Brickmaker (Source: son James Parker's death cert)
Death: 1855

1841 Census England Norfolk Gressenhall
HO107/778/13 folio 9 page 9
Road to the Bridge
SMITH
Sarah 65 Pauper Born In County
Mary Ann 20 Born In County
PARKER Clements 65 Teamster?? Born In County

1851 Census England Norfolk Gressenhall
HO107/1825 folio 248 Page 9
District Union Workhouse
PARKER
Clement Pauper Widow 77 Brickmaker Norfolk Gressenhall

More information on Mary BONE
Parents' names: Unknown at this stage
Death: Possibly before 1851.

N E X T G E N E R A T I O N

CHILDREN

Clement PARKER and Mary BONE had two known children:-

1.James PARKER* born 1799 Norwich, Norfolk, England (my 3g grandfather)
2.Thomas PARKER christened 5 Sep 1805 Scarning, Norfolk, England (source IGI)

More information on James PARKER*
Marriage (1): married unknown first wife in England, and had one female child, no other details known.
Emigrant arrival: Arrived in Australian Colonies 1833
James Parker did come to Australia in 1833 as a convict. He was tried on 6 March 1833 at Norfolk Quarter Sessions for stealing wheat and sentenced to 7 years and transportation to the Colony of New South Wales, arriving in Sydney on 3 November 1833.
Occupation: Brickmaker
Death: 4 Oct 1883 near Grenfell NSW Australia (NSW BDM Death Certificate Registration No. 1883/007992)
Buried: 5 Oct 1883 Grenfell Cemetery NSW Australia
Marriage (2): married 11 Nov 1842 to Eleanor (Ellen) BROWN (NSW BDM Marriage Registration No. V1842612 26C/1842. District MI). Religion: Church of England. Married with the consent of friends. Witnesses: Patt Keys, Eleanor Pons, both of Yass. Parish of Yass, County of Murray.

Ellen BROWN was born either 1818 or 1820 at Drung, County Cavan, Ireland.

More information on Ellen BROWN
Birth: Source: Lloyd McClymont
Emigrant Arrival: Arrived in 1837 NSW (source Death Certificate)
Occupation: Domestic duties
Death: died 23 Jan 1906 Holy Camp, Grenfell NSW, Australia (NSW BDM Death Registration No. 1906/001492)
My 3g grandmother

N E X T G E N E R A T I O N

CHILDREN

James PARKER and Eleanor BROWN had 9 known children:-

1.Elizabeth PARKER born 1842 NSW, died 1859 Windsor NSW (5437/1859)
2.Mary A. PARKER born 1844 NSW, died 1863 Gundagai NSW (3752/1863)
3.James PARKER born 1846 NSW
4.William Clements PARKER born 1849 Grenfell NSW, died 1922 Forbes NSW (18101/1922). Married Clara Lydia Davis WILLIAMS and had 12 children. Verification required as to this family.
5.Thomas PARKER born 1850 NSW. Notes on Thomas: NSW BDM Birth Registration No. V18502117 37A/1850 PARKER, THOMAS parents: JAMES & ELLEN. 1906 Residence 'Sunnyside' Forbes Road, Grenfell NSW.
6.John PARKER born 1852 Camden NSW (my 2g grandfather)
7.Edward PARKER born 1854 NSW (Birth NSW BDM Registration No. V18541515 42A/1854)
8.James A. PARKER born 1857 Campbelltown, died 1897 Murrumburrah NSW
9.Esther E. PARKER born 25 Apr 1860 Yass NSW, died 13 Mar 1925 Grenfell NSW. Esther married Samuel TICEHURST and had 4 children.

N E X T G E N E R A T I O N

John PARKER married (1) Eliza DENNER (see DENNER/DINNER journal). They had 7 children:-

1.Susan Jane PARKER born 1878 Grenfell NSW (see HUCKEL / PARKER journal)
2.Esther PARKER born 29 Sep 1879 Grenfell NSW, died 1964 West Wyalong NSW
3.Caroline PARKER born 3 Aug 1883 (great grandmother). Married CofE 4 Jul 1904 Parkes NSW to Henry AMOR 1876-1952, died 1 Jan 1918 'Sunnyside' Noonga near Jackson in Queensland, Aust. buried Jackson Cemetery QLD. Died aged 35 years.
4.Ellen Elizabeth PARKER born 3 Nov 1887 Grenfell NSW
5.John Henry PARKER born 6 Sep 1890 Grenfell NSW, died 7 Aug 1916, killed in action WWI aged 25 years Somme, France. Buried Villers-Brettoneux Memorial. Occupation Farm Hand 1915.
6.Phebe Alice PARKER born 6 Mar 1892 Grenfell NSW
7.Violet Mary PARKER born 8 Feb 1895 Grenfell NSW, died 1984 Brisbane QLD

Family lived at Warraderry Street in Grenfell, NSW.

John PARKER married (2) 1906 St.Peters Sydney NSW to Harriet Henrietta ALLBUTT nee JOHNSON born 1852 England, died 1945 Taree NSW. {Wedding photograph available, kindly provided by Harriet's descendant).

More information on Caroline PARKER
Birth: NSW BDM Birth Registration No. 018439/1883.
Death: died aged 35 years from heart failure and TB when my grandmother (her daughter) was just 2yrs old.

N E X T G E N E R A T I O N

Caroline PARKER and Henry AMOR had five children:-

1.Maurice Theordore AMOR born 1905 Parkes NSW, died 1997 Dubbo NSW
married Violet MORANDINI, two children
2.Henry Claude AMOR born 1907 Parkes NSW, died bef 2000 Jackson QLD. Notes known all his life as Claude. Never married.
3.Walter Geoffrey AMOR born 20 May 1910 Roma QLD, died 1970 QLD
married Dorothy BELL, three children
4.Roy Norman AMOR born 28 Oct 1912 Roma QLD, died abt 1985 Jackson QLD. Never married.
5.(living) AMOR..grandmother.

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