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Thomas Corkeran

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Corkeran
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland. Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emily
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 30th October, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 10 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 30th March, 2019 wrote:

Thomas CORCORAN was convicted at Cork City, Ireland on 1 March 1844 for Larceny - stealing ivory ornaments. 2 previous convictions.7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Austraia per the ship “Emily” arrived 30 Oct 1844. Ship surgeon’s report: “middling”.

Labourer; 19 yrs; single man; 5’4 1/2” height, stout build; Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native place of birth: Cork, Ireland.
Father: Michael
Mother: Margaret
Brother: Jerry

Colony of VDL:
15 mths Probation Period.
1 st Station Gang: Delorine (northern district of Colony)
Several notes of misconduct.
26 Feb 1850: Ticket of Leave granted
1 Mar 185..: Free Certificate issued

Nell Murphy on 30th March, 2019 wrote:

10 Sept 1850 - Thomas CORCORAN (per ‘Emily’) to Catherine MURPHY (per ‘St. Vincent’).

16 Sept 1864: Thomas CORCORAN, free by servitude. Court appearance at Deloraine - Larceny. Guilty. 6 mths imprisonment.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Corkeran, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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