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John Kennedy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Kennedy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland. Waterford
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Three Bees
Departure date: 8th December, 1813
Arrival date: 6th May, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


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

Maureen Withey on 9th October, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Kennedy, age 25, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Waterford Co., 1813, Life. DOB 1789, native place, Tipperary. Labourer. Spouse: m 1823 Mary Cougar Ryan.


Colonial Secretary Index.

KENNEDY, John. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1814 May 11 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Three Bees” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.165)
1819 - Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3193; 4/1857 p.51)

1828 Census Index.
1828 Census Index.
John Kennedy, age 38, T.L., 3 Bees, 1814, Life, catholic. Labourer, Sussex Street, Sydney.
Mary Kennedy, age 45, F.S. Canada, 1817, 7 years.

Maureen Withey on 9th October, 2020 wrote:

Conditional Pardons.
Kennedy John, Three Bees.
Sydney Gazette, 6 May 1837.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Kennedy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1789, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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