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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 3rd April, 2017 wrote:
William COSTELLO was convicted at Tipperary, Ireland on 23 Jan 1847 for stealing a bag of wheat. Previous offences, had been in Spike Islnd Prison. Character stated to be bad. 7 yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: “Good”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Hyderabad’ arriving 13 Dec 1850. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “Good”.
Aged 22yrs; single; 5’4 3/4”; Roman Catholic; fair complexion; dark brown hair; grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Co. Galway, Ireland.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd April, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Costello, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1828, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupatio