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James Keenan

James Keenan, one of 120 convicts transported on the Minstrel, 05 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Keenan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sedition
Convicted at: York, Town of Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minstrel
Departure date: 5th April, 1825
Arrival date: 22nd August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 120 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 250
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Neil on 7th March, 2017 wrote:

He was given his Freedom Certificate 20th Jan 1832 and left Australia on the Ann and Amelia ship. He stayed in England and became a school teacher

Neil on 7th March, 2017 wrote:

James Keenan was on board the Ann & Amalia which set sail 8th Sept 1824. He was my Great Grandfather’s Grandfather. I have a copy of the passenger list

D Wong on 7th March, 2017 wrote:

James Keenan was 25 years old on arrival, his occupation was a ‘Post Boy’.

20/10/1831: COF

11/11/1831: Permission to marry Ellen Abraham (Lord Liverpool 1831) - no marriage registered - Ellen Abraham married Thomas Pultney in 1835.

Please Note: ***The contributions made by Neil refer to James Kienan/Keenan er ship ‘Ann and Amelia 1825***

Convict Changes History

Neil on 7th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 7th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 1801)

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