Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Lahiff

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Lahiff
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: August, 1823
Arrival date: 16th December, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 81 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Lahiff was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Lahiff?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 7th May, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Lahiff, age on arrival, 28, Isabella I (3) (1823), Tried 1822 at Limerick City, 7 years,  DOB, 1795, native of Limerick, Herdsman. Remarks: Sister Elizabeth Lahiff arrived per Forth II (1830)


1828 Census Index.
John Lahiff, age 31, T.L. Isabella 3, 1823, 7 years, Catholic, Dealer Castlereagh St, Sydney.
Bridget Lahiff, age 30, CF, Sir Jos Banks,
Bartholw. Lahiff, age 12 changed to 14,
Patrick Lahiff, aged 7.


Yesterday evening arrived, from Cork, whence she sailed the 10th of May, the ship Sir Joseph Banks, Captain Frazer, with 129 free women and children, the families of convicts. -Dr. R. Lewis, R. N. Surgeon Superintendent.
Sydney Gazette, 8 Oct 1828.


Miscellaneous Immigration Index.

Patrick Lahiff, age 6, Sir Jos. Banks, 7 Oct 1828.
Bartholomew Lahiff, age 13, Sir Jos. Banks, 7 Oct 1828.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th May, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Lahiff, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1795, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au