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life span was 57 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Australia Convict Printed Indentures (1838)
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Wendy Smith on 19th May, 2020 wrote:
The Patriot Convict Indentures state that James Lahey was 30 years old. He could read and write; religion Catholic; status married with 2 sons and a native of Kilkenny City, Ireland. His trade was labourer and soldier in 41 Regiment. He was convicted of attempting to stab the adjutant at Bellary, South India on 1 March 1837 and convicted to 7 years transportation. He had no prior convictions. Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 8 1/2 inches; complexion dark sallow and a little pock pitted; hair brown and eyes grey.
Transport number: 1. Prisoner number 38-198.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1844 (number 44/934).
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 19th May, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures (1838) (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Lahey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime