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John Connell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Connell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,38,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th May, 2013 wrote:

John Connell was convicted at Clare on 2 Jul 1849 for stealing a cow. 7yr sentence.
Prison report: Bad
Spike Island report: Good
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12.02.1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th May, 2013 wrote:

Married man, 2 children; aged 40yrs; farm labourer; Roman Catholic; can read & write; 5’8”; sallow complexion; dk hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Co. Limerick

1mth Probation Period. Clear conduct record.
1853: assigned to Armstrong, Huon.
17/01/1855: hospital

Ticket of Leave 18/07/1854

Conditional Pardon 05/06/1855

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1813, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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