Catalogue description Folio 1: 19 July 1823; Surgeon joined the Medina transport at Deptford. Carpenters from...

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Folio 1: 19 July 1823; Surgeon joined the Medina transport at Deptford. Carpenters from the dockyard were employed fitting up the prisons for the reception of the prisoners, as also others in the necessary equipment of the ship for sea.

Folio 1: 30 July 1823; The ship was reported ready. A detachment of the 40th Regiment embarked on board consisting of one lieutenant; one ensign; one assistant surgeon; one sergeant; two corporals; 31 privates; 4 women and 5 children.

Folio 1: 6 August 1823; Cast off from the Hulk, and made sail down the river. At 3.30pm came to an anchor at Gravesend.

Folio 1: 8 August 1823; at 10am weighed anchor and made sail.

Folios 1-2: 9 August 1823; at 11am weighed anchor and made all sail for the Downs. Received on board 3 boats with rigging for the use of the Preventative Service in Ireland.

Folio 2: 12 August 1823; Got underway from the Downs and made the best of way to Cork not arriving there until 26 August.

Folio 2: 27 August 1823; Received on board 180 male prisoners.

Folio 2: 5 September 1823; Got under way from the Cove of Cork and made all sail for ultimate destination. Two days before our departure 3 of the convicts were taken away in consequence of orders, and it was intended to have replaced them by others, but our short stay would not admit of it. The remaining convicts were 177.

Folios 2-18: James McNamara, convict: disease or hurt, complains of much pain in the head and chest with considerable difficulty of respiration. Put on sick list, 11 September 1823. Discharged 29 November 1823.

Folios 3-4: John Mahony, convict: disease or hurt, inflammation in eyes attended with most acute pain and excessive [?] of the vessels of the conjunctiva. Put on sick list, 15 September 1823. Discharged 24 September 1823.

Folios 3-4: John Martin, convict: disease or hurt, inflammation of leg with considerable swelling. Put on sick list, 17 September 1823. Discharged 26 September 1823.

Folio 4: 25 September 1823; Punished John McDonald with 12 lashes for having fire in the prisons contrary to repeated orders which had been given, and also John O'Connor with 18 lashes for beating John Ryan in consequence of his giving such information as led to the detection of Macdonald.

Folio 4: John Roebuck, convict: disease or hurt, complains of some difficulty of respiration with cough but no arterial excitement. Put on sick list, 22 September 1823.

Folio 5: Michael Munaghan, guard: disease or hurt, complains of pain in head and loins. Put on sick list, 22 September 1823. Discharged 5 October 1823 to duty.

Folio 5: William Robinson, guard: disease or hurt, complains of pain in head and loins. Put on sick list, 22 September 1823. Discharged 5 October 1823 to duty.

Folios 5-7: Charles Stock, convict: disease or hurt, complains of pain in head. Put on sick list, 22 September 1823. Discharged 8 October 1823.

Folio 6: Thomas Clarke, guard: disease or hurt, complains of considerable pain in the ear with much throbbing. Put on sick list, 1 October 1823. Discharged 3 October 1823 to duty.

Folio 6: John Mahony, convict: disease or hurt, inflammation in eyes attended with most acute pain and excessive [?] of the vessels of the conjunctiva. Put on sick list, 4 October 1823.

Folios 6-7: Alexander Wilkinson, guard: disease or hurt, complains of pain in head and loins. Put on sick list, 3 October 1823. Discharged 9 October 1823.

Folio 7: Thomas Miles, convict: disease or hurt, fell down the fore hatchway from the main deck and received a very extensive cut of the scalp. Put on sick list, 8 October 1823.

Folios 7-8: John D'arcy, convict: disease or hurt, much difficulty of respiration. Put on sick list, 9 October 1823. Discharged 10 October 1823.

Folios 8-9: James Callaghan: disease or hurt, complains of pain in chest with difficulty of breathing. Put on sick list, 10 October 1823. Discharged 14 October 1823.

Folios 8-9: John Barry, guard: disease or hurt, fever with irritability of the bowels. Put on sick list, 12 October 1823. Discharged 15 October 1823.

Folios 8-9: Michael McHenry, guard: disease or hurt, pain in head and back. Put on sick list, 13 October 1823. Discharged 16 October 1823.

Folios 8-13: William White, convict: disease or hurt, pain in head and loins. Put on sick list, 14 October 1823. Discharged 3 November 1823.

Folio 9: Daniel Hagan, convict: disease or hurt, pain in head and loins. Put on sick list, 14 October 1823. Discharged 15 October 1823.

Folios 9-16: David Rickard, convict: disease or hurt, chronic dysentery. Put on sick list, 16 October 1823. Discharged 18 November 1823.

Folios 10-11: George Hare, guard: disease or hurt, pain in head. Put on sick list, 20 October 1823. Discharged 24 October 1823 to duty.

Folios 10-20: Stephen Stock, convict: disease or hurt, pectoral affection, attended with pain in chest. Put on sick list, 20 October 1823. Discharged 6 December 1823.

Date: 1823-1824
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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