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Denis Connell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Denis Connell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1st January, 1832
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 20th September, 1887
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoebe Dunbar
Departure date: 2nd June, 1853
Arrival date: 30th August, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 32 other convicts

References

Primary source: Trove. WikiTree = https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Connell-1395 =. FamilySearch = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =.
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Community Contributions

john Andrewartha on 9th February, 2020 wrote:

“Ireland, Petty Sessions Court Registers, 1828-1912,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ : 10 April 2018), Denis Connell, Cork, Ireland

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 wrote:

Trial 2 October 1850

Western Australia Museum:-
Fremantle Panel 47
Origin Dromtrriffe, County Cork, Ireland
Accompanying Family None
First settled in Round House, Fremantle, WA
Original Occupation Weaver in Ireland
Occupation in Australia Worked in timber mills & did odd jobs for local farmers
Christened 12/11/1832. Parents William Connell and Margaret Barrett. Convicted of stealing at the age of 20. Sent to WA for a 7 year jail term. Ticket of leave 2/09/1854. Married Julie Layhte 15/06/1856. Lived in Ludlow. He was mentally unstable and committed suicide by shooting himself.
http://museum.wa.gov.au/welcomewalls/names/connell-denis

Death Notice in The Inquirer & Commercial News, (Perth, WA: 1855-1901), Wed. 5 Oct. 1887, Page 2, Notes fro Busselton
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66082413
https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Connell-1395

john Andrewartha on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

His WA Convict number is 2344 | 20years and 5’ 5-3/4”, being single, with light brown hair, and blue eyes.

Convict Changes History

john Andrewartha on 9th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ = (prev. ), firstname: Denis, surname: Connell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 1887, gender: m, occupation, c

john Andrewartha on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st January, 1832 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, source: Trove. WikiTree. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ = (prev. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =), alias1: Dennis Connell, date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

john Andrewartha on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 20th September, 1887 (prev. 1887)

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, source: Trove. WikiTree. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ = (prev. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =), alias1: Dennis Connell, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, source: Trove. WikiTree. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ = (prev. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =), occupation, crime

john Andrewartha on 13th February, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Trove. WikiTree = https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Connell-1395 =. FamilySearch = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =. (prev. Trove. WikiTree. = https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSF-5QRZ =)

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