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Peter Hand

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Hand
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 26th September, 2016 wrote:

Peter HAND was convicted August 1818 and received a 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Bencoolen’ 1819 then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Admiral Cockburn’.

Ticket of Leave granted.

D Wong on 29th September, 2016 wrote:

Medical Journal of the Bencoolen 1819:
Peter Hand; disease or hurt, slight pyrexia, accompanied with constipation. Taken ill, 24 June.

Peter Hand was 45 years old on arrival - he had been transferred to VDL on 16/9/1819 per ‘Admiral Cockburn’ - no crime found.

17/91819: COF

18/11/1831: Drunk - fined 5/-

April 1841: Admitted to New Norfolk Colonial Hospital with bronchitis.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 26th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Peter, surname: Hand, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 29th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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