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Denis Carroll

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Denis Carroll
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1881
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sacrilege
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: London
Departure date: 20th December, 1850
Arrival date: 19th March, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 272 other convicts

References

Primary source: 'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI. Tasmanian Archives http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-101,292,24,F,60.
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Community Contributions

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 wrote:

Trial date: 27/03/1849
Crime; Felony in a chapel
One of 288 prisoners embarked on Ship London at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire), Co. Dublin on 13th and 16th December 1850 from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Ship sailed 20th Dec 1850 and was 89 days at sea reaching Hobart Town on 19th March 1851.

Philip Murphy on 1st June, 2013 wrote:

Offense committed in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.

D Wong on 24th July, 2017 wrote:

Note from Moderator: Have changed term back to 7 years, found no evidence that he was sentenced to 12 years**.

14/2/1849 Limerick and Clare Examiner Limerick, Republic of Ireland:
At the Police-office, yesterday, Denis and Bridget Carroll, arrested by Constable Hirdy, were charged with breaking into a Chapel at Newport, and stealing candlesticks.

2 Bridget Carroll’s listed on ‘Founders and Survivors’ website but not for stealing candlesticks.

Denis was listed as 36 years old on arrival, he was 5’4 3/4” tall, fresh complexion, brown hair, red whiskers, blue eyes, ears stand out, illiterate, married to Bridget with 2 children, Bridget at native place.

Brother: Michael
Sister: Bridget - at native place - Tipperary.

31/1/1854: TOL
9/1/1855: CP
7/6/1859: free Certificate

Convict Changes History

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1815, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Alex on 24th July, 2017 made the following changes:

term: 12 years (prev. 7 years), date of death: 1881 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 24th July, 2017 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 12 years), occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 24th July, 2017 made the following changes:

source: 'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI. Tasmanian Archives http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-101,292,24,F,60. (prev. 'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI)

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