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William Coffee

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Coffee
Aliases: Coffey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 27th January, 1851
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
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 12th July, 2016 wrote:

William COFFEE was convicted at Kerry, Ireland on 1 July 1847 for Larceny - of books (a prayer book)
7 yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 2 Feb 1849.

Single; labourer; aged 18yrs; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Tralee
Mother - Mary
Sister - Mary

Colony of VDL:
1849 at Launceston: idleness - 8 days solitary.
1849 at Launceston: insolence - 2 days solitary.
1849 at Launceston: misconduct - 14 days solitary
1849 at Launceston: making a false statement - 14 days solitary.
Jan 1850 Longford: Ticket of Leave
1850 at Longford: larceny - 18mths imprisonments & hard labour, in chains. Ticket of Leave revoked.
April 1850: to be sent to Norfolk Island.

27 Jan 1851: Died at Norfolk Island. (ref. note on Conduct Record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th July, 2016 made the following changes:

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

Nell Murphy on 12th July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, alias1: Coffey, date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th January, 1851 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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