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James Mckeon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mckeon
Aliases: Mcqueen
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 12th February, 2020 wrote:

The Australian Indentures state that James McKeon was 21 years old.  He was a native of County Antrim; religion Protestant; status: single and a soldier and servant. He could neither read or write.  He was convicted of house robbery on 29 March 1828 at Cork and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 5 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled: hair brown and eyes eyes.  Transport number 120.
He was assigned to Rev. Vincent, Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 12th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Mckeon, alias1: Mcqueen, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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