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Jeremiah Faris

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Faris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Labourer
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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Kerry
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 wrote:

Jeremiah Faris was convicted at Kerry, Ireland 1850 for cow stealing. 10yr sentence. Previous convictions. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/2/1853.

Single; labourer; 20 yrs; Roman Catholic.
Native Place: Co. Kerry.

Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 2/1/1855
Conditional Pardon 18/12/1855

Further charge in Colony 7/2/1857 Hobart. Guilty, to be hanged.  Free Pardon granted 24/2/1857.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Faris, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1830, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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