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William Brien

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Brien
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 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 38 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,13,L,80
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Community Contributions

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

William Brien was convicted for stealing a bullock. Co. Clare 7 April 1849. 7yr sentence.
Prison report: never before convicted. Bad.
Spike Island report: Good.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12.02.1853.

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

Single man; aged 20yrs; tailor; dark complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes;Roman Catholic; can read; Native Place - Co. Clare.

1 mth Probation.  Clear conduct record.

Ticket of Leave 11/07/1854

Conditional Pardon 05/06/1855

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 1833, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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