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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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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.
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