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James Feeney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Feeney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
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: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Westmeath Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 19th May, 1839
Arrival date: 27th September, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 52 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12189, [X642], 1939, Blenheim, p.3
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 27th October, 2016 wrote:

NSW Ship Records, page 92 and 93:Convict No.39-1089, could read and write, Roman Catholic, single, Native place: County Westmeath, Tried 10 October 1838, Former Conviction: Life (mitigated), Height 5 feet 5 1/4, sallow and freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, Certificate of Freedom: 45/553

Iris Dunne on 30th October, 2016 wrote:

From the diary of Surgeon, William McDowell: Very bad weather was encountered on 4th September, one prisoner James Feeney becoming so frightened that he required treatment from the surgeon.

Iris Dunne on 30th October, 2016 wrote:

Correct Certificate of Freedom No. 45/1553

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 27th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12189, [X642], 1939, Blenheim, p.3 (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Feeney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occup

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