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Martin Booth

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martin Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Stonecutter
Date of Death: 6th July, 1850
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
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


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th November, 2012 wrote:

Tried and convicted at Wicklow.

Died in hospital, Ross, Tasmania.

D Wong on 29th October, 2015 wrote:

Martin Booth was 27 years old on arrival in VDL. His native place was Wicklow County.

Father: John
Mother: Catherine
Brothers: James and Thomas
Sister: Mary - at Sheffield.

Martin was 5’ 8 1/2"tall, single, (was previously married), could read, RC, fair complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes, tattoos.

28/3/1848: TOL

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 1816, date of death 6th July, 1850, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 29th October, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, voyage

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