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Johanna Fitzgerald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Johanna Fitzgerald
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: 27th February, 1850
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 wrote:

Johanna FITZGERALD, and her sister Margaret, were convicted at Kerry on 20 March 1849 for stealing six sheep. Both received 7yr transportation sentences. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Australasia’ arriving 29 Sept 1849.

Aged 22yrs; single woman; country servant; 4’8 3/4”; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Co. Kerry

No remarks on her Convict Conduct Record.
27 Feb 1850 - died in hospital, Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 4th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Johanna, surname: Fitzgerald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1827, date of death: 27th February, 1850, gender: f, occupation, crime

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