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Thomas Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Byrne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 10 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?CON33-1-113,350,21,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Byrne was convicted at Dublin on 10 Dec 1849 for stealing 5 head of cattle. 10 yr sentence. Prison report: well conducted.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

Single man; aged 22yrs; labourer; Roman Catholic; can read a little; 5’7 3/4”; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; dk grey eyes.
Native Place: Dublin

18 mths Probation. 183 days gained by hard work.
1854: Cascades Rd., Hobart.
03/04/1854: Absent from his post and being in a public house. 7 mths hard labour.

Ticket of Leave 03/07/1855

Conditional Pardon 10/02/1857.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1831, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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