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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Queens County Ireland
9th April, 1844
24th August, 1844
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th November, 2012 wrote:
Offence: having coining implements in his possession.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th November, 2012 wrote:
James Bergin was tried and convicted at Queens, Ireland, 15 March 1844, of having coining implements in his possession. His brother William on board ‘Cadet’ for same offence.
Married man; 6 children; aged 50; farm labourer & ploughman; Roman Cathlic. 5’6 1/2”;black to grey hair; brown eyes; reads & writes.
Mother: Ellen; Brother: John; Sisters: Mary & Kitty - all at Native Place, Queens County.
Station Gang: Brown River, VDL. Emerged from Gang 24/08/1845.
28/04/1846: Misrepresenting his capacity - 10 days imprisonment with hard labour.
28/03/1848: Ticket of Leave
16/04/1850: Conditional Pardon
06/05/1857: Free Certificate
Application to bring out family from Ireland.
02/04/1849: Free passage for wife allowed for all except nephew.
Brother William died in hospital at Ross 31/01/1850.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th November, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1793, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th November, 2012 made the following changes: