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O'Brien, William Smith (1803–1864)

Irish nationalist

William Smith O'Brien (1803-1864), by Henry O'Neil

William Smith O'Brien (1803-1864), by Henry O'Neil

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William Smith O'Brien (1803-1864), by Henry O'Neil

William Smith O'Brien (1803-1864), by Henry O'Neil

National Library of Australia, nla.pic-an9786932

Life Summary [details]

Birth

17 October 1803
Dromoland, Clare, Ireland

Death

18 June 1864
Bangor, Wales

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: insurrection
Sentence: 7 years