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Thomas Cassidy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cassidy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 1857
Age: 55 years

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: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Meath Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 84 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th November, 2020 wrote:

CASSIDY Thomas per Countess of Harcourt 21st December 1822
CASSIDY Thomas tried Meath County Summer Assizes 1821
Sentence 7 years
Native Place County Meath
Trade Sawyer and Carpenter
Age 19, Height 5ft 6½in, Complexion Fresh little freckled,
Hair Dark Flaxen, Eyes Grey
State Records NSW Reel 6010 4/3507
26th December 1822 Forwarded to Parramatta
State Records NSW Reel 6028 2/8283 + Reel 6064 4/1788 + Reel 6015 4/3515
25th October 1823 – November 1825
Thomas Cassidy Assigned to John McHenry of Penrith
State Records NSW Reel 6023 4/6671
31st December 1824
Court House Penrith – Thomas Cassidy Servant,
Insubordination – 75 Lashes
State Records NSW Reel 824 4/3865
Colonial Sentence
Transported to Port Macquarie 7th February 1826
Per Amity
Tried Sydney Quarter Sessions
Date 6th February 1826
Sentence Seven years
Return Date 18th August 1828 – written for.

Source of above:
“Convicts transported to Port Macquarie under Colonial Sentence” , a Local Studies Project by: Jan Shelley, Pam Yates, Cheryl Perry, and Anne Keena.

Convict Changes History

Tania Edmonds on 18th December, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://colsec.records.nsw.gov.au/c/F10c_cas-ci-01.htm#P509_13659 (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Cassidy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 1857, gender: m, occup

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