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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 wrote:
Michael was convicted at Londonderry on 11/03/1833 for stealing 4 pigs. Prior conviction for stealing geese - 4mths prison. 7 yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 wrote:
Gaol Report: Well conducted. Prior conviction for stealing geese - 4mths prison.
Ship Surgeon’s report: very good.
5’7”;24 yrs of age; ruddy complexion; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes; married, 1 child; Roman Catholic; read & write; ploughman/farm labourer.Has been a soldier. (Lost part of right thumb & left little finger. Ring on left hand. Native Place: Co. Derry.
Van Diemens Land: Convict no. 45630.
Station Gang: Broadmarsh, 15mths. Emerged from gang 24/11/1845.
Clear conduct record.
Assignments: Broadmarsh; Spring Hill; Oatlands.
In hospital 1847, 1849 & 1850.
Ticket of Leave 24/03/1848
Free Certificate 22/04/1857.
Mother: Betty (America)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 made the following changes: