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James Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Quinn
Aliases: Sutherland
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 20th September, 1848
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 13 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th August, 2014 wrote:

James Quinn or Sutherland b. abt 1815 Co. Wexford. Single; Farm Labourer; Roman Catholic. 5’7 1/2”.
Father: Matthew
Mother: Martha
Brothers: Martin & Matthew
Sisters: Peggy, Mary, Betty, Ann & Katherine

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th August, 2014 wrote:

Ticket of Leave granted. Revoked 1850. Restored 1853.
10/04/1854: Certified free.

07/07/1877: Launceston Court Larceny - committed for trial.
18/09/1877: Convicted. 8mths imprisonment.
19/03/1878: To be discharged to freedom 18/04/1878. 1mth remitted.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th August, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Quinn, alias1: Sutherland, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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