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Owen Kennedy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Kennedy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ploughman/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: Burglary
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Constant
Departure date: 9th May, 1843
Arrival date: 29th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 107 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives on line.
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 18th May, 2016 wrote:

Owen Kennedy was convicted at Dublin on 7 Jan 1843 for Burglary. One previous conviction. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Constant’ arriving 26 Aug 1843.
Ship’s report: well behaved and good conduct. In charge of boys mess. Strongly recommended for his good conduct.

Aged 38yrs; 5’9”; farm labourer/ploughman; Roman Catholic; cannot read or write; reddish hair; freckled arms.
Native place - Co. Kildare.
Married man - wife Margaret, at native place.
Four children.
Mother - Katherine
Sisters - Jane & Bess

Station Gang.
Clear conduct record
Ticket of Leave 25 Oct 1853
1/2/1856: Drunk. Fined 5/-.
Conditional Pardon 15/1/1856

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 1st July, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1805, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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