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James Kavanagh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Kavanagh
Aliases: Cavanagh
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
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 74 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 3rd October, 2016 wrote:

James Kavanagh - Kavanagh on the Irish Convicts database and Cavanagh after he arrived in VDL

James was 30 years old on arrival and was transported for ‘Stealing tea and sugar’.

16/9/1819: Transferred to VDL

James was 5’5 1/4” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, scar over right eyebrow.

Dec. 1825: COF

Nov. 1837: Admitted to New Norfolk Colonial Hospital with debilitas.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Kavanagh, alias1: Cavanagh, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1790, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occu

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