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Thomas Hayes

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hayes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 67 years

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 Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 19th July, 1827
Arrival date: 8th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

Born - Limerick, Ireland. Crime - Shooting his brother. Married with 6 children. Died 1838 Benevolent Asylum.

Maureen Withey on 6th April, 2020 wrote:

Limerick Assizes.
Thomas Hayes, for feloniously shooting at Pat. Hayes, at Kilnegariff, with intent to murder him—Death.
West Meath Journal 29 March 1827.

Wednesday, respite was received by the county High Sheriff, for the following persons sentenced to death at the last Assizes— .. Thomas Hayes, ….
Enniskillen Chronicle 19 April 1827.

Maureen Withey on 6th April, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Thomas Hayes, alias Hays, age 56, per Eliza II (1) 1827, Tried at Limerick, 1827,  crime, Shooting his brother.  Sentence Life,  Native of Limerick, trade – Servant farm, Catholic,  Married 6 children. DOB 1771. Spouse: m. Ireland Margaret Godfrey convict. Died: 1838 Benevolent Asylum.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Eliza 3 - 1827
Indent No; 126
Name; Thomas Hayes
Age; 56
Read & write. Catholic, Married. 6 children
Native Place; Limerick
Trade or calling; Farm Servant
Trial where & Date; Offence; Shooting his brother - Limerick - 18 March 1827.
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 10 1/4 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown to grey
Completion; Sallow
Remarks Wife as Margaret Godfrey

1836 - Ticket of Leave; 36/769.

1838 - Died in the Benevolent Asylum - 3 June 1838.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Hayes, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1771, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000)

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