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James Gallaghan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Gallaghan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ratcliffe
Departure date: 19th May, 1845
Arrival date: 30th August, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 10 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Convict Records.
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Maureen Withey on 27th May, 2020 wrote:


Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-69$init=CON33-1-69p73
16168. James Gallagher, Tried at Cavan, 3 March 1845, 7 years. Transported for Larceny. Gaol report, Good, twice convicted before, Single, Stated this offence: Stg potaoes, 7 or 8 Ston, pro. of Thos Beady, Co. Cavan, for Robbery fowls, 2 months. Age 23, laborer, native of Co. Cavan.
15 months labour at Salt Water River gang.
P.P.H. 20 Nov 1846.
T.L. 9/4/50.
Free Cert, 22 April 1853.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Gallaghan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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