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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 wrote:
Edward Metcalfe was convicted at Dublin City on 02/03/1844 for stealing 2 coats. 7yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ arriving 24/08/1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th December, 2012 wrote:
Gaol Report: very bad, quarrelsome. Convicted before for stealing fowls.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: middling
Native Place: Dublin
Sisters: Mary, Anne, Martha
5’2”; Roman Catholic; trade - a farmer; 19yrs of age: dk brown hair; grey eyes; fresh complexion, freckled.
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Jerusalem, VDL. Emerged from gang 07/10/1846.
Several records of misconduct and punishments including imprisonment, chains and Port Arthur penal settlement.
Assignments included: Richmond, Bothwell, New Town, Huon, Elizabeth St. Hobart, Tunbridge, Campbell Town, Impression Bay, Melville St. Hobart, Clarence Plains. A couple of stays in hospital.
Free Certificate 08/03/1857.
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 1824, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th December, 2012 made the following changes: