Dear Lesley, did my query about John and Robert Ireland make it to the site?
We were having storms here at the time and as there hasn't been any replies
I wasn't sure if it got through. If it did and no one knows anything then
thanks anyway. Sandra
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From: "Lesley Uebel" <ckennedy(a)bigpond.net.au>
Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: [PJ] Ticket of Leave
On my web site on page
I have listed all the NSW Governors and the years when they served. I have
listed the various Secretary's of State in the UK to whom they, more or
reported in the first instance. I have also listed the various UK Prime
Ministers for each time frame.... and the Kings and Queen who were
So what you have is a note on his TOL regarding a "Recommendation for a
Conditional Pardon". He was recommended by 2 Magistrates and one Clergy -
Rev John Brady (RC) of Windsor in this case - on the 1st July 1842.
George Gipps, in his despatch No. 148 (they were usually all numbered) to
Stanley on the 19th August 1842 sent quite a long list with about 130
requesting that these convicts be indulged with a Conditional Pardon.
despatches (letters) took many months to arrive by ship and then many
the approval to be received back here in Australia.
The State Records of NSW web site states that he received his CP on 1 July
but I believe that they actually mean it was *recommended* on that date.
would have received notification and received his CP in 1843.
Many convicts were sent to the Hawkesbury area but they were also sent to
other districts as well...... it just depended on who required convict
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Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 4:07 PM
Subject: [PJ] Ticket of Leave
I'm researching a James O'Neill who arrived on the Canada (3) in 1815,
Life sentence. He was granted a Conditional Pardon with a comment on his
"Transmitted to Sec. of State with Sir George Gipp's Despatch no. 148
Aug 1842". Would someone mind please explaining this further? Who was Sir
Gipp, and where was he sent? Also, James spent a lot of time at Yarramundi
the district of Richmond/ Windsor, and I was wondering if this was an area
a lot of convicts worked?
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