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John Magrith

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Magrith
Aliases: Magirth
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Westmeath Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,123,S,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 wrote:

John was convicted at Westmeath on 04/03/1844 for housebreaking. 7 yr transportation sentence to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th December, 2012 wrote:

John was aged 37yrs; 5’6”; married, 7 children; Roman Catholic; ruddy complexion; stout build; dk brown hair; lt blue eyes; ploughman/farm labourer.
Native Place: Westmeath.

Wife - Mary, at Native Place.
Sister - Judith.

Gaol Report: well conducted
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Van Diemens Land: Convict no. 47183
Jerusalem, VDL. 12mths. Emerged from Gang 24/08/1845.
1845 Assigned to Mr. McIntyre, Fingal.

Clear conduct record.

Ticket of Leave 28/03/1848
Conditional Pardon 27/11/1849.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1806, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th December, 2012 made the following changes:

source, occupation

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