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Thomas Mccarthy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Mccarthy
Aliases: Florence
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 18th April, 1882
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hyderabad
Departure date: 23rd May, 1849
Arrival date: 26th August, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Family records
Source description:

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Community Contributions

ross harrison on 14th May, 2014 wrote:

Proper name was Flurence McCarthy,on his convict record he has been given the name Thomas.Was convicted in 1877 for Larceny under his proper name and given 6 months.Was found deceased on the side of the Richmond Rd(Tas)in 1882

D Wong on 15th May, 2014 wrote:

Thomas/Florence McCarthy was 31 years old on arrival, illiterate, 5’5” tall, sallow Complexion, Dark brown hair, hazel eyes, woman on right forearm.

Father: Dead
Mother: Ellen.

Thomas was married the 1 female child.

29/11/1849: TOL
14/5/1855: COF

28/7/1851: Married Mary Connell, (Australasia) they had 2 daughters, Hannah-(Anna) and Mary and also a son Owen (I think).

18/4/1882: Thomas died aged 68 - he was working as a hawker and he died of heart disease.

Convict Changes History

ross harrison on 14th May, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Family records (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Mccarthy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 1812, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 15th May, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Florence, date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th April, 1882 (prev. 1812)

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