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Patrick Keenan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Keenan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Ireland, Queen's County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 4th June, 1833
Arrival date: 26th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 51 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Convict Records. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Patrick Keenan, age 20. per Royal Admiral (2) 1833, Tried Queens Co. 1832, Life, for Housebreaking. Native of Queens Co. DOB 1813. Single, Farm labourer.
Patrick Keenan was transported a second time after his arrival in NSW, and was sentenced to 15 years in a penal settlement. He was sent to VDL per Wanderer, arriving 8 Dec 1845.
Tasmanian Indent: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p210 https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p211
Patrick Keenan, Burglary, pr. Mr Sullivan Nr. Goulburn, tried with Thos Kelly on 13th , says nothing was taken & that he was not there. To NSW per Rl. Admiral 1833. Tried Queens Coy, Labourer, Native of Queens Coy.  Housebreaking – Life. F(father) John, M (mother) Mary, B- Thos, John, S- Mary, Anne, Sarah.
Berrima Circuit Court.
Patrick Keenan, Thomas Kelly, and Emanuel Carrier, all of Goulburn were indicted for having, on the 19th February last, assaulted one Bartholomew Sullivan, at the River Station at Mummell, and burglariously entered a dwelling house, the property of Mr. George Hobbler, with intent to rob the same. The jury returned a verdict of guilty against Kelly and Keenan, each of whom was sentenced to be transported for fifteen years. Carrier was acquitted.
The Weekly Register, 13 Sept 1845.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Records. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Patrick, surname: Keenan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m,

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