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James Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Byrne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 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 65 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Records.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 4th February, 2022 wrote:

Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-7$init=CON33-1-7p11
1528. James Byrne. Tried Dublin City, 2 Nov 1840, 7 years. Transported for Felony of jewellery. Stated this offence, Housebreaking & stealing jewellery pro. Ann Hall. Once 6 mos, Handkerchief. 3 mos, gold ring, veil & Books. Once acquitted for handkerchief. Single. Catholic. Can read and write.
Surgeon’s Report: A quiet good tempered boy. Trade, Labourer. Age 16, native of Dublin.
Remarks: Conduct good.
21 Sep 1844, Ticket of Leave.
Free by servitude, 23 Nov 47.
F.C. 26/11/47.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th February, 2022 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Records. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Byrne, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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