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Francis Connell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Connell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,30,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th November, 2012 wrote:

Tried and convicted of highway robbery and stealing money. Tried with Naughton,Finn & Tooney, also onboard the ‘Cadet’. 10 yr sentence.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st December, 2012 wrote:

Aged 22yrs; farm labourer; 5’6”; single;Native Place - Co. Cork; Roman Catholic; read & write.

Father: Daniel
Brother: John
Sister: Catherine

Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: indifferent

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Seven Mile Creek. Emerged from Gang 24/11/1846.
30/05/1846: Neglect of work - 6 days solitary.
04/08/1846: Hospital
04/08/1846: Misconduct in making away with new boots - 3mths imprisonment & hard labour.
10/12/1846: Returned to England per ship “Psyche”.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1821, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st December, 2012 made the following changes:


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