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Michael Behan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Behan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Galway
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoebe Dunbar
Departure date: 2nd June, 1853
Arrival date: 30th August, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 32 other convicts


Primary source: Western Australian convicts
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th October, 2016 wrote:

Michael Behan was convicted at Galway, Ireland on 22 Mar 1849 for cattle stealing. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Western Australia per the ‘Phoebe Dunbar’ arriving 30 Aug 1853.

Married man; 3 children; aged 40 yrs; a tailor.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Western Australian convicts (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Behan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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