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John Carmody

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Carmody
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Labourer
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: Desertion and striking an officer
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Constant
Departure date: 9th May, 1843
Arrival date: 29th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 107 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives on line. Convict conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-41,209,38,F,60.
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 23rd September, 2018 wrote:

John CARMODY was convicted at Dublin, Ireland on 13 Sept 1842 for striking a Corporal in the Army, whilst drunk and also for desertion. 7 yr transportation sentence. Gaol report: “very well conducted in convict depot”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Constant’ arriving there 26 Aug 1843.  Ship Surgeon’s report: “no offences. Employed in water party. A very good, quiet man”.

Aged 35 yrs; single man; labourer but had been the the 58th Regiment for 15 yrs; 5’11” height; dark complexion; dark brown hair; light blue eyes; several scars and burns.
Native place of birth: Co. Clare, Ireland.
Father - John, at native place (ref. Convict Indent record)
1 Brother - Denis
1 Sister - Jane, at native place

VDL:
18 mths Probation Period.
1st Station Gang: Broadmarsh
9 March 1847: Ticket of Leave granted.
17 May 1847: at Westbury - drunk. 1mths imprisonment with hard labour.
6 Sept 1847: at Campbell Town, VDL.
6 Nov 1849: Certificate of Freedom issued.

N.B. There were other convicts in the Colony by this same name, including one also sentenced for desertion from army.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 24th April, 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

Nell Murphy on 23rd September, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Archives on line. Convict conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-41,209,38,F,60. (prev. Tasmanian Archives on line.)

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