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James Kearney, one of 280 convicts transported on the Hougoumont, 10 October 1867
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Shoe & bootmaker
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 5 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 259 (132)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Anonymous on 17th June, 2011 wrote:
I believe James Kearney was my great grandfather on my fathers mothers side. My father was born in Templemore Nannup around 1943
Anonymous on 18th July, 2011 wrote:
Had 4 sons James Jnr, Patrick, John & Thomas
Married to Catherine who died in 1904 then married to Ruth Veronica in 1907
June Murphy on 19th June, 2014 wrote:
James Kearney shouted at some soldiers in the street of Macroom, Co. Cork Ireland. and was arrested and deported to Western Australia in 1867. He was classed as a civilian, fenian, and shoemaker.
He was an uncle to my grandfater James Kearney of
Cork Street, Macroom. He waS 21 years old at the time.
Merv Kearney on 20th February, 2016 wrote:
James Kearney is my great grandad
His son John Kearney was grandad
My is Bernard Thompson Kearney he married Pam Hartnett ( Cundinup )
They had 4 children
Mervyn married Susan Willcocks
Convict Changes History
June Murphy on 19th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1846 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1926 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime