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Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2016 wrote:
Hugh McShane (McShean) was convicted at Londonderry, August 1817 for burglary and robbing provisions. Life Sentence. Michael McShean also charged with offence, convicted and Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Minerva’ arriving 1818.
Native Place: Co. Derry, Ireland.
Aged 44 or 45 yrs of age upon arrival.
Personal description: Grey eyes; brown hair; 5’7 1/2”.
Clear Conduct Record in Colony.
Free Pardon no. 42 on 17 May 1828.
(n.b. Tasmanian Archive records are under letter “S” and spelling is “McShean”.
D Wong on 2nd August, 2016 wrote:
This convict has been entered twice - please refer to the other entry for him on the same ship.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-38,370,33,S,80. (prev. ), firstname: Hugh, surname: Mcshane, alias1: Mcshean, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , d