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John Costigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Costigan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Farm servant
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 27th July, 1834
Arrival date: 14th November, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 22 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Printed Indentures
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 16th September, 2019 wrote:

The printed indentures state that John Costigan was aged 22 year sold; he could read; religion Roman Catholic and he was single.  He was a farm servant and a native of County Tipperary.  He was convicted of an unlawful oath at Tipperary and convicted in March 1832.  He was sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes are height 5 feet 5 3/4 inches; complexion sallow and little pock pitted; hair light brown near bald from scald with grey eyes.  Prisoner number is 34-2387 and transport number is 156.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 16th September, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Convict Printed Indentures (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Costigan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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