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Thomas Kelly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Kelly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2012 wrote:

Convicted at Dublin City 29/02/1844 for stealing a handkerchief. Previous charges. 7 yrs transportation to van Diemen’s Land, arriving on ‘Cadet’ 24/08/1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 wrote:

Convict no. 39474.
Roman Catholic; aged 14yrs; 4’8 1/2”; reads a little; single; fair complexion; brown hair; hazel eyes.
Native Place: Dublin

Gaol report: well conducted
Surgeon’s report: middling

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Point Peur - Boys reformatory (across bay from Port Arthur). 15 mths.
Emerged from Gang 14/07/1846.

11/02/1848: Hobart - out after hours - discharged.
28/03/1848: Ticket of Leave
20/04/1848: Mr. Lord, Campbell Town - neglect of duty and insolence - 7 days imprisonment and hard labour.
04/03/1857: Free Certificate

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1830, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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