QUINN Matthew

Name Matthew QUINN
Country Of Origin Ireland
Born 1821
Died 1889
Birth/Baptism Born 1821, Dublin, Ireland
Parents John and Fanny Quinn (formerly Shepherd)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watch Cleaner, Jeweller
Work Locations Sorell
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 16 February 1852, St George’s Church, Sorell, to Frances Kidner (d. 2 August 1878).
Trial 15 March 1845, Mayo County, Ireland
Sentence Seven years transportation for stealing eleven watches from Michael Clark, a hawker at Mayo.
Arrival 30 August 1845 on the convict ship, Ratcliffe
Police Number 16263
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave 31 July 1849, revoked in October 1850 (absent from muster),
reissued 12 November 1850.
Conditional Pardon 10 February 1852
Other Twelve months probation: Port Esperance
May 1852: Certificate of Freedom.

Settled in the Sorell district.
April 1874: Matthew’s tender to repair the Presbyterian Church at Sorell was accepted.

Other occupations recorded: carpenter, builder

Death 22 June 1889, General Hospital, Hobart
Cause of death: Hepatic disease
TAHO: CON31/1/69, CON52/1/3, RGD37/1/11 no1125 Marriage 1852, RGD35/1/12 no616 Death 1889.
Web: Ancestry: Ireland, Catholic Parish Baptism Register 1821; Founders & Survivors convict database.
Cornwall Chronicle 4 August 1849, 14 February 1852, 1 May 1852, 18 April 1874, 7 August 1878, 24 June 1889.