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Owen Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Quinn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th March, 1850
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
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 16 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

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

Owen Quinn, and his brother Peter, were convicted of killing a sheep. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 02/01/1849.

Single man; labourer; 5’1; Roman Catholic.
b. Co. Roscommon, Ireland; aged 28yrs.
Father: Patrick
Brother: Peter
Sisters: Mary; Biddy & Ann.

27/08/1849: Hospital
03/09/1849: Prison Barracks
03/12/1849: Ticket of Leave

Died at Brighton, Tasmania on 18/03/1850.

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: Owen, surname: Quinn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 18th March, 1850, gender: m, occupation, crime

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