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Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
27th July, 1834
14th November, 1834
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 22 other convicts
||Convict Printed Indentures
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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