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Christopher Coffey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Coffey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 31 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: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts


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Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th October, 2012 wrote:

Christopher Coffey was tried and convicted at Dublin 22/06/1819 and given a 7 yr Transportation sentence. He was aged 25 yrs, a Grocer’s clerk, 6’ tall, hazel eyes, black hair, dk sallow complexion, well behaved.

Arrived Van Diemens Land 04/03/1820.

Colonial Offences:
06/02/1821: assault & beat Wm. Butcher - acquitted.
04/10/1822: Steal 2 bushels of mill sweepings and also wheat from Mr. Fisks Mill - 25 lashes and returned to Port Arthur.
04/11/1822: Absond after being mustered to go to church - extra labout 14 days.
19/02/1823: Neglect of duty - dis.
20/02/1823: Neglect of duty - 25 lashes.
27/12/1824: Neglect of duty - 50 lashes.
12/01/1825: Having a goose in his possession - 50 lashes.
19/12/1825: Violent and suspected of receiving trousers, knowing them to be stolen.
28/12/1825: Absent from Gang - reprimanded.

29/06/1826: Certificate of Expiration of Sentence
(Hobart Town Gazette)

greg petersen on 6th September, 2017 wrote:

Buried 31st October Hobart Town

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th October, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1795, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

greg petersen on 6th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=13234 Hobart Town Gazette 01/07/1826 http://trove.nla.gov.au https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/all/search/results?qu=Christopher&qu=Coff

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