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James Kinnealy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Kinnealy
Aliases: Kinealy
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Soldier/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: Insubordination
Convicted at: Delhi General Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Gazelle
Departure date: 6th February, 1848
Arrival date: 7th April, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 7 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 wrote:

James Kinnealy was convicted of insubordination by striking a superior officer, Sgt. Allen of the 61st Regiment - at Umballa/Ambala, Delhi, India, on 23/08/1847. life transportation sentence. Transported from Calcutta to Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Gazelle’, arriving 07/04/1848.

22yrs of age; soldier/labourer; 5’8 1/4”; fair complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; Roman Catholic; native place of birth - Cork, Ireland.

2 years Probation, Cascades (south Hobart)
Assignments at New Town, Pittwater, Huon, Hobart, Sorell, Richmond, Ross, Tunbridge, Campbell Town, East Tamar, O’Briens Bridge, Cascades.

(Interesting note: DeGraves, Cascades owned the estate at Cascades and later site of the Cascades Brewery - still in operation today.)

Ticket of Leave Oct 1854
Conditional Pardon 25/11/1856

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Kinnealy, alias1: Kinealy, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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