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John Kehoe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Kehoe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: 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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Kinnear
Departure date: 10th July, 1842
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st November, 2012 wrote:

John was convicted for Larceny - steal 8 handkerchiefs - at Louth 06/01/1842. 7 yr transportation sentence to Van Diemens Land, arriving 23/10/1842 on the ‘Kinnear’.

Surgeon’s Report: Good.
Brothers: James, William, Lawrence, Isaac.
Sisters: Sarah, Ellen, Elizabeth.

Station Gang: Westbury. 2yrs Probation.

11/11/1842: Domain - absent from Muster - reprimand.

JOHN KEHOE ESCAPED THE COLONY ON THE ‘VERMONT’ AND WENT TO NEW YORK AND FROM THERE TO LIVERPOOL ON THE ‘INDEPENDENCE’.

John was resentenced at Louth on 27/02/1844 for “Returning from transportation before the expiration of his sentence”. Previously on the ‘Kinnear’ for 7yrs. Left Hobart on the ‘Vermont’, had been in colony for 13 weeks. Made escape. Left ‘Vermont’ at New York and went from there to Liverpool on ‘Independence’. Sentenced to Life, but commuted to 7yrs.  Resent to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ departing 09/04/1844, arriving 24/08/1844.
He was then sent to Port Arthur Penal settlement for 2yrs.

He was at that time stated to be married - wife Hannah.  Stableman. Native Place: Wicklow.

Several reports of misconduct.
Served as a Constable at New Norfolk.

Ticket of Leave 11/07/1848. Revoked.
2nd Ticket of Leave 22/02/1851
Free Certificate 27/07/1857.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1816, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 made the following changes:

voyage

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