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John O'neill

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John O'neill
Aliases: O'neal
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Bootmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Down
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Martha
Departure date: 18th August, 1818
Arrival date: 30th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: http://search.archives.tas.gov.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2018 wrote:

John O’NEAL/O’NEILL was convicted at Down, Ireland in March 1817 and received a 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Martha’ arriving 1818.

Aged 42 yrs; shoe/boot maker.

John was further moved to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Admiral Cockburn’.

Assigned to work services.
Some notes of minor misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849
Age; 40.
Offence; Stealing wearing apparel
Date of Trial; March 1817

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: http://search.archives.tas.gov.au (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: O'neill, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, alias1: O'neal, date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000), occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th November, 2020 made the following changes:


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