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John Mahon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mahon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Richard Webb
Departure date: 13th October, 1841
Arrival date: 9th March, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 8 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th August, 2016 wrote:

John MAHON was convicted at Dublin 12 Aug 1841 for stealing a silk handkerchief from the person. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Richard Webb’ 1842.

Aged 17yrs; labourer; Roman Catholic.
Native Place - Dublin

18 months. Stationed at Fingal, VDL.
Numerous assignments, misconduct and punishments.
Certiticate of Freedom 10 Nov 1849

Nell Murphy on 12th August, 2016 wrote:

Father - Michael
Mother - Bridget
1 brother, 1 sister (ref. Indent, Convict records)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Mahon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1824, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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