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Owen Coleman

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Coleman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Westmeath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 2nd September, 2020 wrote:

The Printed Convict Indentures state that Owen Coleman was 21 years old.  He could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Westmeath.  He was a farm labourer.  Owen was convicted of threatening notice at Westmeath on 1 March 1836 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height - 5 feet 7inches; complexion pale and pock pitted; hair light brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 185.  Prisoner number 36-1988.
Please note that there is currently no code for threatening notice to select under crime.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 2nd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Owen, surname: Coleman, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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