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Christopher Langan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Langan
Aliases: James Hackett
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Miller
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sacrilege
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that Christopher Langan alias James Hackett was 22 years old.  He could read and write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Kilkenny.  His occupation was a flour miller.  Christopher alias James was convicted of sacrilege at Dublin City on 2 January 1836 and sentenced to life.  He had one prior conviction and served 6 months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 6 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 45.  Prisoner number 36-1850.
Received ticket of leave in 1845 (number 45/1477).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 17th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Christopher, surname: Langan, alias1: James Hackett, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1814, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occu

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