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Ellen Brennan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Brennan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 wrote:

Ellen BRENNAN (also known as Ellen FEELING or TEILING) was convicted at Meath, Ireland on 2 April 1849. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Australasia’ 1849. Co-tried with Mary Smith, also on board this ship.

Aged 21yrs; housemaid; Roman Catholic; single woman.
Native Place - Kilkenny, Ireland.
Mother - Mary
Brothers -Michael & Martin
Sister - Julia

Probation station in the Colony - Anson (hulk)
Clear Conduct Record
Ticket of Leave granted 9 May 1854.
Certificate of Freedom granted 9 May 1856, at Oatlands, Tasmania.

Application for Permission to Marry:
9 July 1850 - to Patrick DUFFEY (listed as free, by servitude free certificate). Approved.

Marriage: 23 July 1850 at Oatlands (Catholic Church rites) Ellen BRENNAN aged 27yrs, householder, spinster to Patrick DUFFEY aged 40yrs, bachelor, free by servitude.

Children:
Patrick DUFFEY b. 2 Jan 1863, Launceston district. Father - Patrick Duffey. Mother - Ellen Brennan. (ref. 33/1/41 no. 23.
Elizabeth DUFFEY b. 2 Jan 1863 (twin of Patrick), Launceston district. Father Patrick Duffey. Mother ELlen Brennan. (ref. 33/1/41 no. 22)
Ellen DUFFY b. 3 Apr 1868, Westbury district. Father - Patrick Duffy. Mother - Ellen Brennan.
(ref. 33/1/46 no. 1697)
Clara DUFFEY b. 22 Oct 1870, Westbury district. Father - Patrick Duffey. Mother - Ellen Brennan (ref. 33/1/48 no. 1835)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Brennan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1828, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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