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life span was 54 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 14th March, 2018 wrote:
N.B. There are two persons named Daniel O’Brien on this sailing of the ‘Blenheim’ 1848/49.
Daniel O’Brien was convicted of assaulting a man, at Limerick, Ireland on 1st April 1847. First conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 2 Feb 1849.
Aged 31 yrs; a farm labourer; married man, 3 children; 5’6 1/2”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes; Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native place of birth: Co. Limerick, Ireland.
Wife: Katherine, at native place
Brothers: John & James
Sisters: Nancy, Margaret (at London) & Mary. (ref. Convict Indent record)
Conduct Record -
1 Oct 1850: Ticket of Leave revoked as he was absent from Muster.
10 Dec 1850: at Mr. Grey’s, Fingal - drunk. Fined.
8 April 1854: Free Certificate, at Launceston (northern part of Colony) VDL.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th March, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict record (prev. ), firstname: Daniel, surname: O'brien, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime