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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
9th April, 1844
24th August, 1844
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th November, 2012 wrote:
Peter Naughton, and 6 others (onboard ship) were tried and convicted at Roscommon, 28/02/1844, for being armed and attacking the house of Mr. McGhee. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd December, 2012 wrote:
Married man; Roman Catholic; tailor or sailor (different transcriptions); 5’9”; dk brown hair; hazel eyes; can read & write. Native Place: Co. Roscommon, Ireland.
Wife: Margaret,2 children, at Native Place.
1 step sister - in America
Gaol Report: well conducted.
Ship’s Surgeon’s Report: Good.
Van Diemens Land Record:
Station Gang: Jerusalem (Tasmania), 12mths. Emerged from Gang 24/08/1845.
Clear record - no misconduct.
Muster 1844: Jerusalem
” 1845: Jericho
” 1845: Fingal
” 1846: Campbell Town
” 1847: Campbell Town
” 1848: Campbell Town
Ticket of Leave 28/03/1848
Conditional Pardon 04/12/1849
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th November, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime