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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farmer & ploughman
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Tasmanian Archives - linctas
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Nell Murphy on 13th January, 2017 wrote:
John BRENNAN was convicted at Westmeath, Ireland on 2 July 1840 for stealing hay. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘British Sovereign’ arriving 17 March 1841.
Aged 47yrs; married; farm labourer/ploughman/shepherd; 5’5”; Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native Place: Westmeath, Ireland.
12mths Probation Period in Colony.
1842: Noted as “remarkably good and quiet”. Very good at sawing timber.
20 Feb 1844, at Sorell: insubordination. Term of sentence extended 1 yr and Probation term by 6mths. Sent to Jerusalem (mid-lands Tasmania).
21 Sept 1844: Ticket of Leave granted.
1846: at Green Ponds.
21 Sept 1847: Conditional Pardon approved.
7 Sept 1852: Free Certificate
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 13th January, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Brennan, alias1: Brennen, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime