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Patrick McGahy (1802–?)

Patrick McGahy was convicted of highway robbery and sentenced to seven years' transportation. His occupation was given as peddler. He arrived in Sydney in 1826 aboard the Sir Godfrey Webster. He married Elizabeth Everingham in 1827.

In the 1841 Census he was listed as living with Elizabeth on her son Matthew's farm in Hawksesbury. It is not known what happened to him after her death.

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Alternative Names
  • McGann, Patrick
  • Magahey, Patrick

Mayo, Ireland

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years