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James Mcloughlin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mcloughlin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 24th November, 1901
Age: 93 years

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Donegal, Ireland
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: Tamanian Archives Convict Records
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Community Contributions

Heather Mcloug on 3rd December, 2015 wrote:

he was convicted of stealing a cow.
He left behind in Drumshane his wife Catherine and daughter Anne

D Wong on 3rd December, 2015 wrote:

James was said to have been 35 years old on arrival in VDL but according to his death notice he was born in 1808.

James received a TOL on arrival.  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, black to grey hair, brown whiskers, hazel eyes, pockpitted, could read a little, RC.

27/7/1853: Certificate

18/7/1853 married Ellen Fletcher (Earl Grey 1850) at St. Georges Church Hobart.

24/11/1901: James died and was buried with Ellen at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, RC section.
(Ellen died 20/1/1894).

Convict Changes History

Heather Mcloug on 3rd December, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tamanian Archives Convict Records (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Mcloughlin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 24th January, 2001, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 24th November, 1901 (prev. 24th January, 2001)

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