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Connor Brusnehan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Connor Brusnehan
Aliases: Cornelius Brusnehan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Limerick
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?CON33-1-113,350,29,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 wrote:

Connor or Cornelius Brusnehan was convicted at Limerick on 28 June 1850 for Highway Robbery and stealing 3 pounds. 7yr sentence. No prior convictions.
Prison report: Good

Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 wrote:

Married man, 3 children; Roman Catholic; labourer; 45yrs of age; 5’7 3/4”; light complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Co. Limerick

10mths 15days Probation Period. 147 days gained by hard work. Clear Conduct Record.

Ticket of Leave 08/08/1854 Hobart

Conditional Pardon 17/07/1855

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1808, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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