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Michael Giblin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Giblin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 10th December, 1888
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: Felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: London
Departure date: 20th December, 1850
Arrival date: 19th March, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 272 other convicts


Primary source: 'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI
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Community Contributions

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 wrote:

Trial date: 25/02/1848
Crime; Demanding arms with intent to shoot

One of 288 prisoners embarked on Ship London at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire), Co. Dublin on 13th and 16th December 1850 from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Ship sailed 20th Dec 1850 and was 89 days at sea reaching Hobart Town on 19th March 1851.

Christopher Giblin on 10th August, 2016 wrote:

Michael’s brother John died on board, and his brother James was transported in 1852.  They had all been convicted on the same charge in 1848.

Convict Changes History

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Christopher Giblin on 10th August, 2016 made the following changes:

surname: Giblin (prev. Giblan), date of death: 10th December, 1888 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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