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life span was 51 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th November, 2013 wrote:
John Flynn was convicted at Cape Town Court Martial on 25/01/1842 for desertion. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the Surrey, arriving 11/08/1842.
Single man; Roman Catholic; native place of birth: Sligo, Ireland; Soldier/Groom; 5’5 1/4”; aged 20yrs; fresh complexion, freckled; red curly hair; lt blue eyes; not literate.
2yrs Probation at Wedge Bay
Certificate of Freedom 26/01/1849.
Possibly this person:
LAUNCESTON-(From Our Reporter.)
OLD MAN’S SUDDEN DEATH. January 5. 1908.
John Flynn, 80, living off and on at the Invalid Depot, who sold soaps and perfumes, took ill in Patterson street yesterday, and was taken into the National Hotel, where he died. An inquest will be held to-morrow.” (Mercury newspaper 6/1/1908)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th November, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1822, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime