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Peter Quinn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Quinn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: -
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:

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

Single man; aged 22yrs; Roman Catholic; labourer; 5’3 1/2”; b. Co. Roscommon, Ireland.

Ticket of leave granted.

Certificate of freedom 08/08/1854 at Green Ponds.

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: Peter, surname: Quinn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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