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Thomas Reilly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Reilly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Leitrim, Ireland
Sentence term: 10 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 http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,136,L,80
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Community Contributions

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

Thomas Reilly was convicted at Leitrim on 10/01/1844 for stealing a cow - stated he had bought the cow. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land, on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2013 wrote:

Ship surgeon’s report: good

Wife: Catherine
Native Place: Co. Cavan
Aged 57yrs; 5’11 1/2”; stout build; farm labourer; black to grey hair, going bald; farm labourer; Roman Catholic; married, 8 children.

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Buckland, 15mths. Emerged 24/01/1845.
Assignments: 1846 - Mr. Johnston, Campbell St. Hobart; Jerusalem, VDL.
1847 - Ballantyne, New Norfolk; W. Ellis, Green Ponds; Bagdad.
1848 - Pontville

Clear conduct record

Ticket of Leave 02/10/1849
Conditional Pardon 12/08/1851

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1786, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2013 made the following changes:


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