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Bernard Maguire

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bernard Maguire
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Farm labourer
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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Longford
Sentence term: 14 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?CON33-1-58,178,108,L,80
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Community Contributions

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

Bernard was tried and convicted at Longford, Ireland on 06/07/1843 for receiving a stolen gun. 14 yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th December, 2012 wrote:

Native Place: Co. Longford, Ireland.
5’10”; single; Roman Catholic; farm labourer; can read & write; fresh freckled complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; 24yrs.

Mother - Mary
Brother - James, in America
Sister - Mary, in America
Brother - Thomas

Van Diemens Land Record:
Station Gang - Seven Mile Creek.
13/11/1846: 3rd class prisoner
Several records of misconduct and punishment.
Served some time as a Constable.
Assignments included Pittwater; Sorell and Hobart.

Ticket of Leave 26/11/1850
Conditional Pardon 14/05/1853

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1819, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th December, 2012 made the following changes:


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