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Thomas Keeffe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Keeffe
Aliases: Keefe
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 36 years

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: Felony
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


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

D Wong on 21st May, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Keefe was 20 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Tipperary.

Thomas was 5’3” tall, stout, hazel eyes, dark hair.

Transported for ‘Felony at Large’.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
KEEFE, Thomas. Per “Southworth”, 1822

1822 Mar 14:  On list of convicts landed from the “Southworth” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.13)

3/7/1828: COF

1828 Census: Labourer, aged 25, free by servitude, at Swan Reach.

17/2/1831: Admitted to Newcastle gaol 17th February.  To be forwarded to an iron gang for 6 months.  Sent to Sydney. Orderly conduct in gaol.

13/2/1835: Labourer from Clonmel.  Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland.  Committed for trial at Supreme Court.  Sent to Sydney gaol 14th Feb.

1838: Thomas Keefe died at Norfolk Island.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st May, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi Ancestry Convict Indents. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Keeffe, alias1: Keefe, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death:

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