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Martin Honan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martin Honan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm 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, Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Musters and Certificates.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 14th October, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Martin Honan was 30 years old.  He could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Limerick.  He was a farm labourer.  Martin was convicted of stealing potatoes at Limerick City on 4 January 1836 and sentenced for 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attribution: Height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair dark brown mixed with grey and eyes grey.  Transport number 140.  Prisoner number 36-1943.
1837 NSW General Muster state that Martin Honan was assigned to Survey Department at Port Macquarie, NSW.  In faint hand writing is the word invalid. 
Received ticket of leave on 13 November 1840 (40/2373) at Port Macquarie.  A note on the ticket of leave states that this was altered to Maitland on 27 July 1842 (42/1011).
Received Certificate of Freedom on 4 August 1845 (number 45/1011) in the district of New England.  A comment stated that he nearly blind of right eye.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 14th October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Musters and Certificates. (prev. ), firstname: Martin, surname: Honan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death

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