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William Costello

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Costello
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hyderabad
Departure date: 13th September, 1850
Arrival date: 13th December, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
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Community Contributions

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

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