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John O'Brien, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2018 wrote:
John O’BRIEN was convicted at the CCC, London on 1 Jan 1849 for stealing bags. Previous conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Rodney’, arriving 20 Dec 1851.
Aged 36yrs; married, 2 children; butcher; Roman Catholic; can read & write; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; brown eyes.
Native place of birth: Dublin, Ireland.
Wife - at Bloomsbury, London.
18 mths Probation Period.
Ticket of Leave granted.
19 Dec 1854: Conditional Pardon approved.
28 Jan 1856: Free Certificate issued.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 200. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 20