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John Boyle

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Boyle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,14,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

John Boyle was convicted at Co. Clare on 2 Jul 1849 for killing a cow (he stated it was caused by hunger). Never before convicted. Prison report - good. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

Upon arrival, John was admitted straight to hospital, then assignments at Huon, Sandy Bay and Browns River.

1 month Probation period.

Ticket of Leave 07/08/1854.

Conditional Pardon 17/07/1855.

Certificate of Freedom 05/07/1856.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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