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Conroy, Matthew (?–?)

Matthew Conroy, a United Irishmen, was sentenced to life transportation in March 1799 at Kildare, Ireland. He arrived at Sydney in February 1800 aboard the Friendship.  He was conditionally pardoned in 1806, was self-employed as a sawyer and was living with Jane Jones; they had four children. In 1825 he was employed by Berry & Woolstoncraft.

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'Conroy, Matthew (?–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/conroy-matthew-30915/text38279, accessed 25 October 2021.

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Crime: insurrection
Sentence: life