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Michael O'hara

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael O'hara
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Rioting
Convicted at: Roscommon
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th November, 2012 wrote:

Michael O’Hara, and 6 others, were convicted on 28/02/1844 at Roscommon of appearing armed and attacking Mr. McGhee at his house. 14 yr sentence - to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th January, 2013 wrote:

Native Place: Co. Roscommon

Ship Surgeon’s report: good

Single man; Roman Catholic; can read & write; farm labourer; 5’7 1/2”.

Father: Patrick
Brothers: Thomas & Patrick
Sisters: Anne & Bridget

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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