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Thomas Keoghe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Keoghe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Ploughman
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: Murder
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and Sydney Chronicle.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 8th March, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures states that Thomas Keoghe was 32 years old.  He could read and write; religion catholic; status single and a native of Tipperary.  He was convicted of conspiracy or murder on 7 April 1828 at Tipperary and sentenced to life.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 6 1/2 inches; complexion sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes brown.  Transport number 51.
Assigned to Mr Moran, Hunter’s River.
Received a conditional pardon in Government Gazette dated Friday 13 August 1847.  Reference Sydney Chronicle dated Saturday 14 August 1847.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 8th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and Sydney Chronicle. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Keoghe, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occu

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