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John Desmond

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Desmond
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Labourer
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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Portland
Departure date: 21st February, 1833
Arrival date: 26th June, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convicts to NSW.
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 25th April, 2013 wrote:

John Desmond was 24 years old on arrival in NSW.

John was single, native place: Cork, and in the Remarks column: “Idiot”

1838: TOL Port Macquarie.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th April, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1809, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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