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Honora Kennigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Honora Kennigan
Aliases: Kenagan, Kenora
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 10th September, 2015 wrote:

Some records are in the name of Kenora Kenagan - however, Honora was 30 years old on arrival, she was 4’11” tall, dark brown hair, dark blue eyes, illiterate, fresh complexion RC, unmarried.

9/11/1852: TOL
20/6/1856: Free Certificate - New Norfolk.

15/6/1853: Married John Holland (Sarah 1837) she was 34 and he was 45. (John had previously been married to Judith Farrell per ‘Tasmania’)

1873: Honora died at New Norfolk, Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th September, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/ (prev. ), firstname: Honora, surname: Kennigan, alias1: Kenagan, alias2: Kenora, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1819, date of death: 1873, gender: f, occupation, crime

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