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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Kirwan, James Kirwan Kisden
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th February, 1835
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and Warrants of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (hand written in 1828). Ticket of Leave dated 1833.
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Wendy Smith on 29th April, 2020 wrote:
The convict indentures state that James Kisden or Kirwan or James Kirwan Kisden was 48 years old. He could neither read or write; religion Catholic; status married with 11 children and a native of County Carlow. He was a labourer and ploughman. He was convicted of stealing a heifer on 22 March 1828 in Carlow Quarter Sessions and sentenced to 7 years. He had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height - 6 feet 0 3/4 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair brown to grey and eyes brown. Transport number 139.
He was assigned to Mr J Bingle, Hunters River.
Received Ticket of Leave on 1 July 1833 (Number: 33/297) on recommendation of the Board in the Upper Hunter on 30 September 1832. A further comment added that he was reported to have died on 11 February 1833.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 29th April, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) and Warrants of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (hand written in 1828). Ticket of Leave dated 1833. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Kisden, alias1: Kirwan, alias2: J