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Joseph Brennan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Brennan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Farm labourer
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: Carlow County
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?CON33-1-113,350,11,L,80
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Community Contributions

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

Joseph Brennan was convicted at Carlow on 18 June 1849 for stealing a cow. First offence. Good report. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/02/1852.

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

Single man; aged 34yrs; Roman Catholic; can read & write; farm labourer; 5’5”; dark complexion; dark hair; grey eyes; scar from a burn cnr right eye.

Native Place: Queens Co., Ireland.

14 months Probation. 79 days gained by hard work.

Ticket of Leave 10 Oct 1854.

30/07/1855: Misconduct - injury to a horse in his service and not reporting it. 3mths hard labour and to forfeit wages.

14/08/1855: Conditional Pardon

07/10/1856: Certificate of Freedom, Hobart.

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 1819, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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