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Ryan, William (1793–1884)

William Ryan was sentenced to fourteen years transportation for insurrection. He arrived in Sydney in 1816 aboard the Surrey. His trade was given as blacksmith, and his height as 5 ft 9¼ ins. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1824. There is no evidence that he married Mary Seymour as her husband was still alive when they began cohabiting.

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'Ryan, William (1793–1884)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/ryan-william-26282/text34175, accessed 23 August 2019.

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Birth

1793
Tipperary, Ireland

Death

24 June 1884
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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