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life span was 51 years*
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Sentenced to 10 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 wrote:
John Burke was convicted at Tipperary on 30 april 1849 for robbery from a dwelling. 10yr sentence.
Prison report: once before convicted. Middling conduct.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1853.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th May, 2013 wrote:
Labourer; 22yrs of age; 5’3 1/4”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; pointed nose.
Native Place: Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
21 mths Probation period. 88 days gained by task work.
14/11/1853 Lunatic Asylum,New Norfolk: Misconduct - 7 days solitary.
08/01/1855: Lunatic Asylum, New Norfolk: Drunk & out after hours. 3mths hard labour.
31/01/1855: Meritorious conduct at a fire.
16/10/1855: Ticket of Leave
07/10/1856: Conditional Pardon
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th May, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime