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Thomas Flanaghan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Flanaghan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier
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 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guillardon
Departure date: 1838
Arrival date: 11th March, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 15 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Convict Records.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 4th May, 2021 wrote:

Tas record. Indents Guillardon

Police Number, 930. Thomas Flanaghan, 44 Reg. 11 years in the army, 5 ft 8. age 24, Laborer, Tried Ghazepore Ct. Martial, 22 Dec 1837. 7 years. Native place, Meath. Single. Catholic. Can both read and write. Transported for desertion 1st offence. Father Christopher a soldier in the 44 Reg.


Convict Conduct Record.

CON35-1-1 Image 215.
930. Thomas Flannigan, arrived 13 Dec 1838, Guillardon. Tried Ghazepoor Ct Martial 22 Dec 1837, 7 years.
Tried 31 Oct 1844 – ext. 12 months.  Gives his age as 20. He was pock pitted, and had 2 scars inside rt arm. Gives description.
July 19 1839, Constable, misconduct, admonished.
Sept 2 1839, Constable, misconduct, suspended from duty and recomm. To be dismissed from the police.
Several other entries, (Difficult to read)
Ticket of Leave, 6/1/42.
Ticket of Leave, 24/6/44.
June 10 1844, T.L. Drunk, 7 days Sol. Confinement.
Oct 31 1844. T.L. Larceny under £5. Twelve months hard labor.
Free certificate No 978, 1845.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th May, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Flanaghan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 4th May, 2021 made the following changes:


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