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Jerimiah Leary

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jerimiah Leary
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1807
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Bristol Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

Jerimia Leary was tried at Bristol, Gloucestershire on 30 March 1784 for housebreaking. He was sentenced to transportation for 14 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 22 at that time (May 1787), he died in 1807.
Partner in the original crime was Thomas Jones.Received the order to run “the Gauntlet among the Convicts” (run through the convict lines being beaten) for theft in March 1790.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 14 years, source, date of birth 1765, date of death 1807, gender, crime

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