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James Bergin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bergin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Queens County Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,10,L,80
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Community Contributions

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:

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