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John Coffee (jnr)

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Coffee (jnr)
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Clare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 22nd December, 1817
Arrival date: 6th July, 1818
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 52 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 6th July, 2016 wrote:

n.b. There are two John Coffee’s on this voyage of the ‘Minera’ 1817/18, distinguished by Identifier 1 and Identifier 2.  They were cousins and charged with the same offence.

John Coffee Jnr (Identifier 1) was convicted at Clare, Ireland July 1817 for sheep stealing. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Minerva’ arriving 1818.

Aged 26yrs; farm labourer.
Native place: Co. Clare

Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave granted.
17 August 1831 Conditional Pardon granted (no. 269).
6 July 1838 Free Pardon granted (no. 362)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 6th July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Coffee (jnr), alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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