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Jeremiah Coffee

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Coffee
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 1st November, 1848
Arrival date: 2nd February, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 10th July, 2016 wrote:

Jeremiah COFFEE was convicted at Cork, Ireland on 3 Jan 1848 for stealing 16 geese. (Previous for stealing a cow - 3mths gaol). 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 2 Feb 1849.

Aged 17yrs; single; labourer; 4’11”; Roman Catholic; can read a little; fresh complexion, freckled; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
Native place: Co. Cork, Ireland.

In Colony:
No details are recorded on his sheet for Probation Gang or other.
Free 5 Jan 1853.

Application for Permission to marry:
27 May 1853 - to Mary STEARN (transported per ‘Tory’). Approved.

Marriage: to Mary Ann STEARN on 4 July 1853 at Hobart, Jeremiah aged 22yrs, Mary aged 21yrs. (ref. 37/1/12 no. 413

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 10th July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Coffee, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1832, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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