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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

arrest trial and transportation

of

Peter or Patrick Quigly and Mary O'Hara or Quigly

 

Patrick Quigly and Mary O'Hara were accused and charged, with others, in the early part of 1816, of being party to thefts in the area around High Street, Glasgow. They were brought to trial in the Spring of the year at the High Court there. Found guilty they were sentenced to transportation 'beyond the seas'.

The data that follows comes from contemporaneous newspaper accounts and court documents.

Newspaper accounts

Declaration of Mary 3 February 1816

Declaration of Peter alias Patrick 5 February 1816

Declaration of Mary 7 February 1816

Declaration of Peter alias Patrick 7 February 1816

Declaration of James Millar 9 February 1816

Declaration of John Norval 10 February 1816

List of people mentioned

First Indictment

Second Indictment

Third Indictment

The Trial, Verdict and Sentence

Timeline for Peter Quigly's life

What sort of man was he?

Glossary

Notes

 

Sources:

National Archives of Scotland

General Register Office, Edinburgh

National Library of Scotland

Ancestry.co.uk

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper

http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm

https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives

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