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Luke Brennan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Luke Brennan
Aliases: Brennen
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: British Sovereign
Departure date: 16th December, 1840
Arrival date: 17th March, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 24 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 13th January, 2017 wrote:

Luke BRENNAN was convicted at Roscommon, Ireland on 30 June 1840 for stealing cattle. Had previously been a soldier and fined for being drunk. Handed over to Civil Court. 15yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘British Sovereign’ arriving 17 March 1841.

Aged 30yrs; married man; surveyor & clerk; 5’8”; Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native Place: Sligo, Ireland.

2 yrs Probation Period in Colony.
1843: at Westbury (north of state)
1845: at Morven (now named Evandale)

17 Aug 1847: Ticket of Leave
27 Nov 1849: Conditional Pardon approved
1 Aug 1855: Certificate of Freedom, at Longford, Tas.

Further charge, in Tasmania:
17 April 1865: Launceston S.C. - Forgery. Discharged, by Proclamation.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th January, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas (prev. ), firstname: Luke, surname: Brennan, alias1: Brennen, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 13th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), occupation

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