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Owen Meehan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Meehan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 6th June, 1875
Age: 83 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a pig
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dunvegan Castle
Departure date: 1st July, 1832
Arrival date: 16th October, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 6 other convicts

References

Primary source: Source Citation: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12189; Title: Annotated printed indents (ie. office copies); Item: [X634]; Microfiche: 701. (Source Citation: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4114]; Reel: 928)
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Community Contributions

Caroline Beattie on 5th May, 2013 wrote:

Owen Meehan was convicted of stealing a pig in County Cavan on 22 October 1831.  Owen was sentenced to 7 years. He was transported on the Dunvegan Castle II and arrived in Sydney on 16 October 1832.  Owen got his ticket of leave on 2 December 1837.

D Wong on 5th May, 2013 wrote:

Owen was 40 years old on arrival.  His wife Rose Hand was dead.  In 1855, Owen had paid passage for some of his children to join him in Australia, they arrived per “Simmonds”.

27/12/1832: Assigned to James Foster at Petersham.

1837: TOL Liverpool
18/12/1839: COF.

1838: Owen married Margaret Wallace (a convict), found no children.

Convict Changes History

Caroline Beattie on 5th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1792, date of death 6th June, 1875, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 5th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, voyage, crime

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